Scarlet milkweed seeds

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Scarlet milkweed (Asclepias curassavica) seeds bursting from a seed pod, spotted during a photowalk through the Children’s Garden, Hollin Meadows Science and Math Focus School. Milkweed is a host plant for several types of insects, including the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus).

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