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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Common Milkweed
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    • Algodoncillo comĂșn

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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July 22, 2016 03:00 PM EDT

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June 17, 2016 03:59 PM EDT

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July 29, 2016 04:39 PM EDT

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July 14, 2016 10:33 AM EDT

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July 14, 2016 09:53 AM EDT

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July 28, 2016 07:34 PM EDT

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aaroncarlson

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July 28, 2016 01:10 PM CDT

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shannon28

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July 27, 2016 07:42 AM EDT

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July 2, 2016 09:14 AM CDT

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skrentnyjeff

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July 19, 2016 10:53 AM CDT

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Common Milkweed - flower (Asclepias syriaca) LaBagh Woods Chicago Cook County IL July 2016 Week #29 Jeff Skrentny IMG_2866

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loriannek

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July 27, 2016 11:37 AM CDT

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loriannek

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July 27, 2016 11:34 AM CDT

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Milkweed abundant along the roadsides.

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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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