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Yesterday we told you about planting native milkweed
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Yesterday we told you about planting native milkweed to help majestic monarch butterflies. Did you know that during World War II, the fluffy white floss inside the milkweed pod was used to stuff lifejackets?! Now you have a random factoid to amaze your friends with when you show off your pollinator paradise! (Sarah Nystrom/ #USFWS) #milkweed #weed #butterfly #monarch #factoftheday(Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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