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01.07.2020 Milkweed Fluff…Winter Style

This the second time I’ve found an image in this roadside ditch. The first being this. They can be anywhere.

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03.26.2015 Why did I make this image?

Here is another “What do you see” post.  This image is a swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) and it reminded me of something right away.      

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12.06.2014 There’s always one

Besides Monarch butterfly larva, milkweed is a hangout for a couple of other insects, including a variety of Milkweed Longhorn species, the larva of the Milkweed Tussock moth and Milkweed Bugs.   This image is of the bugs ( Oncopeltus fasciatus) … Continue reading

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07.26.2013 My yard adventures #1

As the title implies, this is the first in a series of I don’t know how many with a few images from our yard. Milkweed is considered a pest by many.  But we encourage a few “Pet Milkweeds” to live … Continue reading

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