Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias syriaca L.
Engl.: common milkweed, purple silkweed, common silkweed, cottonweed, milkweed, silkweed, silky swallowwort, Syrian milkweed, Syrian silkweed, virginia-silk, wild cotton.
Deu.: Gemeine Seidenpflanze, Gewöhnliche Seidenpflanze, Seidenpflanze.
Suom.: mesisilkkiyrtti.
Sven.: sidenört.
Fran.: herbe à la ouate.
Bot. syn.: Asclepias cornuti Decne., Asclepias intermedia Vail, Asclepias kansana Vail.

Edible milkweeds.

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Archives: Best of the Herbal Forums: 02.1996.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 9.

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Flowerball, seen from above. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-08-08.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 8.

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Flowerball. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-08-08.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 7.

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Flowering plant. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-08-08.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 6.

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Green seedpods. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-08-08.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 5.

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Leaf and flowers. Oulu bot.g., Finland. Planted. 2005-08-31.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 4.

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Flowering top. Oulu bot.g., Finland. Planted. 2005-08-31.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 3.

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Flower. Helsinki bot.g., (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2002-07-26.

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Flowering plants. Helsinki bot.g. (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2000-07-14.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 1.

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Closeup of flower. Helsinki bot.g. (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2000-07-14.

Photo: Asclepias syriaca 2.

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Closeup of seedpods. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 1999-08-24.