A Biodiversity Garden - Nina Zitani
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Milkweed with Honey Bee

"Asclepias syriaca" commonly called milkweed, larval food plant of the monarch butterfly. Also an important pollinator plant, shown here with the non-native honey bee. Family Apocynaceae (dogbane or milkweed family).

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