Common Milkweed flowers in the late spring.
The flowers appear in
pink or purplish "ball shaped" clusters.
The flowers may be visited by many different insects for nectar.
plant's seeds develop from the fertilized flowers.
The seeds develop in fat pods you may see on the plant in late summer.
Try this - Observing skills: Milkweed
There are many varieties of Milkweed found in
them out here.
Swamp Milkweed is a moisture loving, native species.
Fact: Botany is the scientific study of plants.
Scientists who study plants are called botanists.
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Do this Life Cycle activity to learn about flowers
Chart Milkweed growth
Measure surface area of milkweed leaf
Inside a leaf - offsite