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Milk weed

Asclepias syriaca

Description:

A tall herb that grows in sandy soil, with large, broad, oval opposing or whorled leaves. It produces a group of pinkish flowers. The flowers have five petals. The group of flowers forms in a globe shape from the central point at the top of the stem.

Habitat:

Spotted growing in a grassy field with sandy soil.

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Alison Walden
Spotted by
Alison Walden

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 23, 2015
Submitted on Jul 23, 2015

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