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Plant Fiber Name
Swamp Milkweed Bast
Plant Fiber Description
Soft colorful paper. Swamp milkweed doesnt produce as much fiber as common milkweed but its still a nice milkweed to work with for paper making. Fiber is collected in the fall after the plants have lost their leaves.
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