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Tuesday - July 29, 2014

From: Warren, OH
Region: Midwest
Topic: Plant Identification, Wildflowers
Title: The most common wildflower in the United States
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

What is the most common wildflower in the United States?

ANSWER:

As it turns out, we've been asked almost the identical question before.   The previous question was "What is the most common wildflower in North America?"  Here is the answer to that question and I think it answers your question as well.

 

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