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Common Milkweed, P7020037 | by Anita363
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Common Milkweed, P7020037

Big plants, big showy flower heads (~10 cm across). Macros here & here. It ages to a sort of unattractive greenish-brown; I had to look a while to find a nice pink head like this. Everything seems to love the nectar -- butterflies, moths, bees, wasps, beetles, ants, etc.

  

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Taken on July 2, 2005