Plant ID forum: Orange, Asclepias tuberosa?

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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
May 23, 2016 12:42 PM CST
First time I've ever spotted an orange Asclepias in the wild! What an exciting moment! This adorable patch was found in wildlife management area, AL near FL border yesterday. A. tuberosa? I hesitate because I thought that had yellow centers in the flowers. Is that variable? If not A. tuberosa, who do you think she is? TIA!




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foraygardengirl
May 23, 2016 1:40 PM CST
Sure looks like A. tuberosa to me.
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jmorth
May 23, 2016 1:49 PM CST
I certainly agree. Flowers can be orange a/o yellow.
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