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Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
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  • Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca), flower
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Image ID: mor5

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)


Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed)
Height: 2 to 6 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Moraine State Park
Date:  7/5/2002
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Common Milkweed may be easily confused with: