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    • Common milkweed
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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • ASCSYR
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    • Algodoncillo comĂșn

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Recent observations

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What

Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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vilseskog

Date

April 5, 2015

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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cdmar10

Date

April 10, 2015 05:52 PM EDT

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danspada

Date

June 14, 2012

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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jimlenox

Date

April 8, 2015

Description

I planted 20+ plants last summer and the new growth is emerging.
Wylie TX. Creekside Estates city Park.

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syoung

Date

June 14, 2012

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syoung

Date

June 14, 2012

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ajohnson

Date

June 14, 2012

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hadasparag

Date

March 9, 2015

Place

Lenape (Google, OSM)

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Square

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celticcail

Date

April 4, 2015 11:47 AM EDT

Description

Common Milkweed

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Square

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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codyhough

Date

July 6, 2008

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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michaelcobballen

Date

March 25, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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rdvorin

Date

March 25, 2015 10:43 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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Conservation Summary

No range data available.