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Weed Seed: Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

Family

Asclepiaceae

Distribution in Canada

Found in SK, MB, ON, QC, NB, NS, PE

Duration of life cycle

Perennial

Seed/Fruit type

True seed

Seed identification features

Size

Shape

Surface texture

Colour

Other structures

Similar species

Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa), butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Photos

Photo - Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) seed (inner side)
Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) seed (inner side)
Photo - Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) seed (outer side)
Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) seed (outer side)
Photo - Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) seeds
Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) seeds

Similar species

Photo - Similar species: Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) seed (inner side)
Similar species: Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) seed (inner side)
Photo - Similar species: Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa) seed (inner side)
Similar species: Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa) seed (inner side)
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