Plant ID forum→Is this a type of asclepias?

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Name: Bria
Northern VA (Zone 7a)
Jul 28, 2021 4:17 PM CST
Growing in WV.
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Georgia (Zone 8a)
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Jul 28, 2021 8:07 PM CST
Looks like one to me, but I'm not familiar with enough of them to know which one.
Name: Kelly
Redding, California (Zone 9b)
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Jul 28, 2021 9:22 PM CST
Looks like A. syriaca to me. Common milkweed.

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Jul 29, 2021 8:36 PM CST
Yes, perhaps of the Syriaca type. Monarch butterflies are no joke and you have to protect them. So just leave it there for the environment!
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Jul 29, 2021 9:01 PM CST
Yes, Common Milkweed /Asclepias syriaca
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Name: Bria
Northern VA (Zone 7a)
Jul 30, 2021 10:48 AM CST
Thanks, guys. I thought it might be. It's funny because this is an undeveloped property we own for camping use, and we talked about planting a bunch of milkweed, but just realized it's already everywhere.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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Jul 30, 2021 10:56 AM CST
Fantastic!! Is that what is in the background also? It looks like nature has developed it beautifully. I hope you don't do much "remodeling."

I think A. incarnata and tuberosa will also grow in your zone/location, assuming this property is in the same zone as your profile indication.
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