Prime Prairie Day

July 11, 2020Author: Phyllis RootPhotographer: Kelly Povo Asclepius hirtella.  Prairie milkweed, the last of the milkweeds in Minnesota that we had yet to see.  Technically Minnesota has fourteen milkweeds, but purple milkweed is most likely extirpated, not seen in the state in over a hundred years. Prairie milkweed is almost as rare in Minnesota–it’s listed as state … Continue reading Prime Prairie Day