Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Common Milkweed

Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca
These pods are the fruit of Common Milkweed. Each pod splits down one side and releases many overlapping seeds each covered with a tuft of silky hair which floats away in the wind. This picture was taken at Mitchell, ON on 25 September, 2011.

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