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  1. Thread: Milkweed

    by hairbear
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    The book I quoted states that it took 800 pods to...

    The book I quoted states that it took 800 pods to make a life preserver and that children gathered these to support the troops.
    states that the regular material used came from areas controlled by...
  2. Thread: Milkweed

    by hairbear
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    Milkweed was used for stuffing life preservers...

    Milkweed was used for stuffing life preservers during ww2 .
    today you can buy items stuffed with milkweed.
    milkweed has a higher r value than down.
    info taken from A foragers harvest.....Samuel...
  3. Thread: Milkweed

    by hairbear
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    Milkweed is abundant in missouri C r p ground...

    Milkweed is abundant in missouri
    C r p ground is a good place to look.
    there was some military specs on line about the use of it during world war 2.
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