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Connecticut Plants
Common Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca L.
  • Family: dogbane (Apocynaceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields and roadsides
  • Height: 2-5 feet
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch flowers in 2 inch clusters
  • Flower color: pink to dull purple
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native
Asclepias syriaca L.
Asclepias syriaca L.