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    Milkweeds

    Subfamily Asclepiadoideae
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    Shining Blue Star

    Amsonia illustris
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    Tall Thistle

    Cirsium altissimum
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    Edible

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    Tick Trefoils (Sticktights; Beggar's Lice)

    Desmodium spp. (17 species in Missouri)