I’m not done with milkweed yet. Out of the thirteen species that occur in Ohio, my last post featured five, plus a dogbane guest star. After making that post I have had the opportunity to photograph four more species plus a cool hybrid. Given my newly developed milkweed obsession and the fact that I haveContinue reading “I feel the need – the need for Milkweed: PART 2”
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I feel the need – the need for Milkweed.
It is officially summer and many Milkweeds are in bloom here in central Ohio. Milkweeds are favorites of many botanists, gardeners, and insects, but did you know we have 13 species (not including hybrids) here in Ohio? Ohio Milkweed species range from extremely frequent to very rare. For example, Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is foundContinue reading “I feel the need – the need for Milkweed.”