Milkweed Flowers &

Bee tongue hosing up the nectar of Asclepias syriaca.DOA.There’s a wee ant in these curious flowers.Polinia on the bee’s knees. Here’s a leaf-cutter bee on A. tuberosa. Butterflyweed, one of the common names of this type of milkweed, is evidently the drag performer in the Asclepias genus.

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