Plant ID forum: White Milkweed ID

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Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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hawkarica
Feb 27, 2016 9:04 AM CST
I'm trying to come up with a scientific name for what I think is a standard or tree form of this white milkweed plant. I appreciate any help.




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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Feb 27, 2016 9:10 AM CST


Asclepias physocarpa
Hairy Balls (Gomphocarpus physocarpus)
http://monarchbutterflygarden.net/milkweed-plant-seed-resour...
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Feb 27, 2016 10:59 AM CST
Those seed pods are so cool. I gotta find a source for seeds so I can grow this plant. The pre-schoolers in my DDs class would be amazed. Thumbs up
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
Charter ATP Member Hibiscus Birds Bromeliad Greenhouse Master Gardener: Florida
Garden Photography Region: United States of America Roses Tropicals Region: Florida Orchids
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hawkarica
Feb 27, 2016 4:42 PM CST
Thanks, Tiffany, I think you nailed it. I'm trying to get proper name tags up before the Master Gardeners come through on tour next week.

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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Native Plants and Wildflowers
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purpleinopp
Feb 28, 2016 9:30 AM CST
Happy to suggest! Enjoy your tour!
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