Milkweed

We have a month until fall truly arives, but already there is an edge of autum in the wind. Every warm day feels precious. The milkweed in the meadows is going to seed, and soon I will be collecting for my garden. For now, here are some highlights from this summer’s wildflower display:

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Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

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Purple milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens)

Butterfly weed

Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Swamp milkweed

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

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