Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed) is a species of perennial herb in the family Apocynaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Canada and The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Monarch, Brown-belted Bumblebee, Banded Hairstreak, and great spangled fritillary. Individuals can grow to 0.95 m.
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