Asclepias verticillata

Common Names: Whorled Milkweed

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leaves--what kind of leaf arrangement is present here?  Also notice how narrow the leaves are. flower buds
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flowers--compare the size of these flowers to the flowers of Asclepias asperula fruits (follicles)--again, compare the shape of these fruits to the fruits of A. asperula