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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Common Milkweed
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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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June 25, 2016 11:52 AM CDT

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June 25, 2016 03:00 PM CEST

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June 23, 2016 04:04 PM CDT

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June 24, 2016 01:45 PM EDT

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June 24, 2016 07:59 AM CDT

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June 24, 2016 02:58 PM CDT

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June 24, 2016 06:43 PM CDT

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June 24, 2016 01:00 PM CDT

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June 24, 2016 12:57 PM CDT

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June 14, 2016 01:29 PM EDT

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June 22, 2016 09:23 AM EDT

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June 24, 2016 09:53 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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