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''Asclepias syriaca'', commonly called common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed, is a species of flowering plant. It is in the genus ''Asclepias'', the milkweeds. This species is native to Southern Canada and of much of the conterminous Eastern U.S., east of the Rocky Mountains, excluding the drier parts of the Prairies. It grows in sandy soils and other kinds of soils in sunny areas. It was one of the earliest North American species described in Cornut's.. more

Similar species: Gentianales
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Jan 14, 2020. Captured Sep 16, 2016 16:18 in Unnamed Road, Kovin, Serbia.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 145mm