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Scarlet milkweed seeds

Asclepias curassavica

Description:

Scarlet milkweed seeds bursting from a seed pod.

Habitat:

The Children’s Garden at Hollin Meadows Science and Math Focus School. Related Resource: http://www.fcps.edu/HollinMeadowsES/

Notes:

Milkweed is a host plant for several types of insects, including the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus).

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Hybla Valley, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2010
Submitted on Sep 8, 2011

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