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Milkweed Monitoring
Milkweed Facts
Milkweed Fact Sheet. Common Name: Common milkweed. Scientific Name: Asclepias syriaca.
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All participants must complete the “Milkweed Density Datasheet” once a year.

Suggested News Resources

Caterpillars rescued from Irene's wrath
It used to be loaded with milkweed, and now they chop it all down. If there's no milkweed, we're not going to have monarchs,” she said.
Dudley STEM School officially unveiled
Sometime in the next four days, the first butterfly will be born on the corner of a small milkweed at the Monarch Way Station at the former Dudley Elementary, and officials said a new Battle Creek Public Schools will be born with it.
Of Monarchs and Milkweed
It's a good time of year to look for Monarch caterpillars on milkweed plants. There are a number of kinds of milkweed, and it is the favorite food of this particular caterpillar.
Great Swamp Hosts Butterfly and Milkweed Presentation
Presentation focuses on how plants like milkweed, native to New Jersey, can bring butterflies into your life.
CMCA receives general operating grant
"Operation Milkweed," a 2011 sculpture by JT Gibson of Morrill, is displayed in front of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport.

Suggested Web Resources

Asclepias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Asclepias L. (1753), the milkweeds, is a genus of herbaceous perennial, dicotyledonous plants that contains over 140 known species.
Milkweed Editions - An Independent Literary Press
Aug 25, 2011 Milkweed Editions is a non-profit publisher of literature for adults and young adults based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Most people know milkweed simply as food for the monarch butterfly's caterpillar, or as a tenacious, pesky weed of hayfields.
Monarch Watch : Milkweed : Introduction
Milkweeds belong to the family Asclepiadaceae, derived from Asklepios, the Greek god of medicine and healing.
The Milkweed
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