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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Broadleaf Milkweed
    • Common Milkweed
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    • common milkweed
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    • ASCSYR

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Recent observations

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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goldeagle60

Date

July 23, 2014 09:33 AM EDT

Description

Common Milkweed

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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godricvt

Date

July 22, 2014

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Broadleaf Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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mdrearick

Date

July 22, 2014

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

Date

July 20, 2014

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Broadleaf Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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mareastra

Date

July 19, 2014 02:02 PM EDT

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Ascsyr Asclepias syriaca

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charlie

Date

July 19, 2014 12:07 PM EDT

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Broadleaf Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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kpmcfarland

Date

July 19, 2014 07:51 AM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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rwp84

Date

July 17, 2014

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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itchymoche

Date

July 18, 2014

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aaroncarlson

Date

July 17, 2014 12:25 PM CDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

Date

July 7, 2014

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Broadleaf Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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kpmcfarland

Date

July 15, 2014 06:49 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Asclepias syriaca, commonly called common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed, is a species of flowering plant. It is in the genus Asclepias, the milkweeds. This species is native to most of North America east of the Rocky Mountains, excluding the drier parts of the Prairies. It grows in sandy soils and sunny areas. It was one of the earliest North American species described in Cornut's 1635 work Canadensium Plantarum Historia. The specific...

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