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Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata)
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Image ID: 2015/ar121

Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata)


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: Allegheny River Trail
Date:  6/19/2015
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