Native Plants of North America - Nina Zitani
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Milkweed Seeds II

The wind-dispersed seeds of common milkweed, larval food plant of the monarch butterfly. The coma is beginning to open up, producing lift ("Asclepias syriaca", family Apocynaceae, dogbane or milkweed family).

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