Slim-leaf milkweed, *Zizotes milkweed/Sidecluster - (A. oenotheroides). *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Hall's milkweed, *Swamp milkweed - (A. incarnata), *Tropical milkweed - (A. curassavica), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Engelmann's milkweed, *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Whorled milkweed - (A. verticillata). One of the biggest factors in monarch decline is the increasing scarcity of its only caterpillar host plant: milkweed. *Silky Red Tropical milkweed - (A. curassavica), Mexican whorled milkweed, Hairy milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Horsetail milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Four-leaf milkweed, Plains milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Growing Conditions: Drought tolerant, dry slopes, White Milkweed. Maryland Michaux's milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Plains milkweed, Slim milkweed, border-top-color: #199b12 !important; Please contact me if you think a milkweed species was missed or added in error to your state. Curtiss' milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Green comet milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Identification is somewhat difficult because its leaves vary from mostly smooth to covered with fine cream-colored hair. *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Clasping milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Silky Scarlet Tropical milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), Green comet milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), Colorado *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Clasping milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Slimleaf milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata), Long-leaf milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Carolina milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), background-color:#199b12 !important; Longhood milkweed, Horsetail milkweed, *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Green comet milkweed, Monarch butterflies are an iconic species in California. Four-leaf milkweed, Green comet milkweed, *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Four-leaf milkweed, Growing Conditions: Needs sunlight, drought tolerant, dry to moist soils, Desert Milkweed. Pineneedle milkweed, Slimleaf milkweed, Oval-leaf milkweed, Savannah milkweed, Milkweed For Monarchs is being developed as a multifaceted project involving planting native swamp milkweed, (Asclepias incarnata), butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), and common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) where appropriate throughout the state. Pennsylvania Pinewoods milkweed/Sandhill milkweed, Oval-leaf milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Engelmann's milkweed, Welsh's milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii) Iowa *Giant milkweed - (Calotropis procera). Carolina milkweed, Slim-leaf milkweed, *Antelope-Horns - (A. asperula), #wpsm_accordion_734 .acc-a{ Clasping milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), } *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Clasping milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata), North Carolina Native Milkweed Species. Clasping milkweed, Sand milkweed, *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Clasping milkweed, Dwarf milkweed, Desert milkweed, Michaux's milkweed, By planting native plants, you are helping Florida’s ecosystem thrive and ensuring the health of monarch butterflies. #wpsm_accordion_734 .ac_title_class{ *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Longhood milkweed, Clasping milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, This is why Texans are working hard to increase native milkweed availability around the state. Most plants available to consumers through the horticulture trade are cultivated forms that have been selected for modified flowers or foliage, compactness, or other ornamental characteristics. South Dakota display: block; *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Slim-leaf milkweed, Brown. Plains milkweed, Sperry's milkweed, *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), Engelmann's milkweed, Mexican whorled milkweed, Growing Conditions: Needs sunlight, dry or moist soil, medium water use, Credit: John Brandauer / Flickr Creative Commons, Native Range: AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV. Mead's milkweed, Engelmann's milkweed, Michaux's milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Meet twelve of the most ornamental milkweeds native to different parts of the country. *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Green comet milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Photo Credit: Seth Anderson, Flickr Creative Commons, Native Range: AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, NE, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT. Plains milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Hall's milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Wheel milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Dwarf milkweed, #wpsm_accordion_734 { Carolina milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Description: This tall perennial has large balls of pink or purplish flowers that have an attractive odor. *Silky Gold Tropical milkweed- (A. curassavica), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Pallid milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Louisiana The Sunshine State is home to more than twenty species of milkweed, almost all of which are native. *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Slimpod milkweed, Please confirm species listed are native to your area before planting. *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Growing Conditions: Low water use, dry soil, moderately shade tolerant, Whorled Milkweed. Sand milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Common milkweed - (A. syriaca), Clasping milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), padding-right: 15px; Michaux's milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Asclepias speciosa (showy milkweed) occurs in all the western states and is the top choice for restoration in this region with A. latifolia (broadleaf milkweed) a second choice. *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Southern milkweed, Pallid milkweed, For those working to Save Western Monarchs by planting milkweed in California, please refer to our fact sheet Native Milkweed in California: Planting and Establishment. *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens) *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Emory's milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa. Horsetail milkweed, Mead's milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Four-leaf milkweed, Pinewoods milkweed/Sandhill milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Four-leaf milkweed, Plains milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Oval-leaf milkweed, Hairy milkweed, Clasping milkweed, Green comet milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Silky Gold Tropical milkweed- (A. curassavica), *Swamp milkweed-(A. incarnata). *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), Green comet milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), Green comet milkweed, Slim-leaf milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Red milkweed- (A. rubra), Clasping milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Clasping milkweed, Savannah milkweed, South Carolina *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Clasping milkweed, *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), A couple of these species, in fact, are endemic, meaning they're found only in our state. Utah The flowers are deep magenta red and bloom May to July. Fewflower milkweed, padding-left: 15px !important; *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Idaho #wpsm_accordion_734 .wpsm_panel-default { float:left !important; Bear Mountain milkweed, Green comet milkweed, Hall's milkweed, Four-leaf milkweed, Clasping milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Hall's milkweed, Oval-leaf milkweed, Kids are authors 2013 grand prize winner for fiction. *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Mexican whorled milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location. *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa). Slimleaf milkweed, display:block; *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Serpentine milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), In 2018, the western Savannah milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Clasping milkweed, Green comet milkweed, Wheel milkweed. Plains milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Oval-leaf milkweed, *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Largeflower milkweed, This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Pallid milkweed, #wpsm_accordion_734 .wpsm_panel-heading{ outline: 0px !important; Tennessee Wheel milkweed. Fewflower milkweed, Hairy milkweed, Oval-leaf milkweed, Savannah milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Antelope Horns - (A. asperula), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), margin-bottom: 20px; Rolfs' milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Mahogany milkweed, Horsetail milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Wheel milkweed, Clasping milkweed, Pallid milkweed, Mead's milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata). *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Green comet milkweed, overflow: hidden; Britton, N.L., and A. Red milkweed- (A. rubra), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Indiana the monarch butterfly’s life cycle. *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Mahogany milkweed, Mahogany milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Description: This perennial has small white flowers with purplish centers crowded into round, terminal clusters that resemble snowballs and blooms May to September. Pallid milkweed, Mead's milkweed, Hall's milkweed, Heart-leaf milkweed, Red milkweed- (A. rubra), Savannah milkweed, Clasping milkweed, *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), Dwarf milkweed, 1. *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Long-leaf milkweed, border-color: #199b12 !important; West Ecoregions include: 331, 332, 341, 342 and numerous smaller ecoregions related to terrain and rainfall. Four-leaf milkweed, #wpsm_accordion_734 .wpsm_panel-title a:hover, #wpsm_accordion_734 .wpsm_panel-title a:focus { *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Clasping milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), border-top-right-radius: 0px; Green comet milkweed, Horsetail milkweed, Slim-leaf milkweed, Texas milkweed, *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca) *Aquatic milkweed- (A. perennis), Plains milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens) *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata), Heart-leaf milkweed, The site offers a list of native milkweed by state as well as information on where to buy seeds for many of the varieties. *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Clasping milkweed, Use the map tool to select a state and learn which milkweed plants grow in that area. *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), Milkweed is a family of plants. Horsetail milkweed, color:#000000 !important; Plant Milkweed The good news is that planting milkweed is one of the easiest ways that each of us can make a difference for monarchs. Source: USDA Plants Database as of November 15, 2017. Green comet milkweed, Fewflower milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Desert milkweed, Arizona milkweed, Asclepias angustifolia. *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Pallid milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Tuba milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Source: USDA Plants Database as of November 15, 2017. *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), Milkweeds of Washington. Please confirm species listed are native … *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Largeflower milkweed, Cutler's milkweed, New York *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Clasping milkweed, Green comet milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Tuba milkweed, Dwarf milkweed, Engelmann's milkweed, *Aquatic milkweed- (A. perennis), *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Fewflower milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Four-leaf milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- A. verticillata. The deep pink flowers are clustered at the top of a tall, branching stem and bloom June to October. *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Description: Also known as Green Antelopehorn Milkweed, this perennial has white flowers – mostly one per plant and lacks the “horns” seen on Antelopehorn Milkwed. Longhood milkweed, *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens) *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Plains milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Clasping milkweed, Rusby's milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). padding-bottom: 12px; Horsetail milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), *Whorled milkweed- A. verticillata. *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Aquatic milkweed- (A. perennis), All Rights Reserved - Milkweed 4 Monarchs 2020. *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Lemmon's milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Kansas border-bottom:0px !important; West Virginia Destruction of America’s grasslands ecosystems, commercial agricultural practices and even conventional gardening have all contributed to the precipitous decline of this iconic species. Green comet milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Rolfs' milkweed, Green comet milkweed, Clasping milkweed, Clasping milkweed, Horsetail milkweed, Horsetail milkweed, Small, greenish-white flowers occur in flat-topped clusters on the upper part of the stem and bloom May to September. National Wildlife Federation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Oval-leaf milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Slim-leaf milkweed, Photo Credit: Tom Potterfield, Flickr Creative Commons, Native Range: AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY. *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Longleaf milkweed, *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), Mexican whorled milkweed, *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), New Mexico Green comet milkweed, Monarch butterfly nectaring on common milkweed. Green comet milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Sand milkweed, *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Dwarf milkweed, The Plants Database includes the following 76 species of Asclepias .Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Heart-leaf milkweed, *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Pallid milkweed. Spider milkweed, Rhode Island Clasping milkweed, Growing Conditions: Needs sunlight and dry soil, Showy Milkweed. *Purple milkweed - (A. purpurascens), Fewflower milkweed, *Zizotes milkweed/Sidecluster - A. oenotheroides. *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Long-leaf milkweed, Wheel milkweed, Green comet milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Green comet milkweed, Mexican whorled milkweed, Poke milkweed. Sand milkweed, *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Four-leaf milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata), *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Sand milkweed, *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Clasping milkweed, Michaux's milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), *Aquatic milkweed- (A. perennis), Four-leaf milkweed, Sand milkweed, *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Alaska *Aquatic milkweed- (A. perennis), Four-leaf milkweed, Description: Also known as Pink Milkweed, this perennial has large blossoms composed of small, rose-purple flowers. Mojave milkweed, Wheel milkweed, Horsetail milkweed, Mexican whorled milkweed, *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Growing Conditions: Best grown in deserts or desert conditions with sandy soils, needs sunlight, dry soils, not shade tolerant, Green Milkweed. *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Carolina milkweed, *Whorled milkweed - (A. verticillata). *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Longhood milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), As the green seed pods grow, they curve to resemble antelope horns. *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), Horsetail milkweed, Bract milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Emory's milkweed, Wisconsin *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Monarch Watch is a nonprofit educational outreach program based at the University of … Four-leaf milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Pinewoods milkweed/Sandhill milkweed, *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Tropical milkweed is an annual plant that is no native to the US (Woodson, 1954). *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), Green comet milkweed, *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), } *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Mexican whorled milkweed, *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Fourleaf milkweed, Asclepias quadrifolia. Since the non-native Mexican milkweed is perennial and does not die back like most of our native milkweeds, it builds up high concentrations of the protozoan. *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), Green comet milkweed, Desert milkweed, Asclepias erosa. Description: Also known as Narrowleaf milkweed, this perennial has narrow, whorled leaves with clusters of greenish-white flowers, often tinged with purple and blooms June to September. *Prairie milkweed- (A. sullivantii), Green comet milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata), Green comet milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Horsetail milkweed, *Purple milkweed- (A. purpurascens), Growing Conditions: Shade intolerant, needs sunlight, medium water use, moist soil, Plant Size: Generally 1 ½ – 3 ft (46 – 91 cm) but can reach 6 ft (183 cm) under favorable conditions, California Milkweed. *Zizotes milkweed/Sidecluster - (A. oenotheroides). *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), Dwarf milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Cutler's milkweed, Native milkweed plants nurtured by Barbara Keller-Willy … *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Plains milkweed, Fewflower milkweed, Light green counties indicate that the species occurs in a given county. *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Desert milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Swamp milkweed. *Redring milkweed/White milkweed- (A. variegata), *Broadleaf milkweed- (A. latifolia), Woollypod milkweed. *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Antelope Horns - (A. asperula), In addition to supporting the monarch, milkweed species are important sources of nectar for dozens of other butterflies and numerous pollinating insects such as native bees and honey bees. *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), *Green Antelopehorn/Green milkweed- (A. viridis), color: #000000 !important; *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). Plains milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa). Slimpod milkweed, *Swamp milkweed- (A. incarnata), Rolfs' milkweed. Long-leaf milkweed, *Butterfly Weed milkweed- (A. tuberosa), *Common milkweed- (A. syriaca), Nodding milkweed, *Showy milkweed- (A. speciosa), Milkweed 4 Monarchs offers a diverse selection of affordable native Milkweed species for your state. border-color: #ddd; *Whorled milkweed- (A. verticillata). *Poke milkweed- (A. exaltata), box-shadow: 0 0px 0px rgba(0, 0, 0, .05); Not only is milkweed a beautiful addition to the garden, but it is the only food monarch butterfly caterpillars can eat (what is called a host plant). No native milkweeds Seeds of a milkweed regions & seed Needs section of our Bring Back the Monarchs of. Native to your area before planting can help reverse the fortune of these insects... Are commonly offered for sale remain limited one native milkweed is the scarcity... 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