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Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata)

Image ID: 2007/dc10T

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed)
Height: 3 to 6 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.3 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Decker Creek Trail
Date:  7/17/2007
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!