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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Common Milkweed
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August 30, 2016 12:58 PM PDT

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August 30, 2016 12:45 PM EDT

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August 30, 2016 11:25 AM EDT

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June 9, 2015 04:48 PM EDT

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August 30, 2016 12:47 PM EDT

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August 27, 2016 04:33 PM EDT

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August 28, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

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August 27, 2016 04:10 PM EDT

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August 27, 2016 06:02 PM EDT

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August 22, 2016 11:58 AM HST

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August 27, 2016 08:49 AM EDT

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August 27, 2016 09:22 AM CDT
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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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