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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Common Milkweed
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    • Algodoncillo comĂșn

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Recent observations

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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April 28, 2016

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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kumabear

Date

April 28, 2016

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My house (Google, OSM)

Description

I have been waiting for wilkweeds to come up in our yard. Finally it did! First one I found was on April 28th. By today (May1st), I have 16 milkweeds.

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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kboeg

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April 22, 2016 07:57 PM CDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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rcurtis

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April 30, 2016 02:42 PM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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April 25, 2016

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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rachaelapahl

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the past

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coreyjlange

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April 30, 2016 05:10 PM CDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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April 23, 2016

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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desiree2

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April 23, 2016 02:19 PM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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erikamitchell

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April 22, 2016 08:21 AM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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rdstevenson

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April 21, 2016 11:23 AM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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celticcail

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April 17, 2016 10:48 AM 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 Southern Canada and of much of the conterminous Eastern U.S., east of the Rocky Mountains, excluding the drier parts of the Prairies. It grows in sandy soils and other kinds of soils in sunny areas. It was one of the earliest North American...

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