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Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

Image ID: stv22

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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: Stavich Bicycle Trail
Date:  10/5/2002
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!