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Milkweed seed pod,Aesclepias Syriaca, photo
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Milkweed Pods

Escalante-Grand Staircase

Milkweed is named for its milky sap, which consists of latex-containing alkaloids and several other complex compounds including cardenolides. The pods (follicles) are open and the seeds have dispersed. Photo © copyright by Robert Faucher.

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