Plant ID forum: Need help to i.d. plant

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Name: Courtney Cahoon
North Carolina, U.S.A. (Zone 8a)
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Mayflowers
May 6, 2018 10:50 PM CST
Will be grateful to anyone whom can help me identify. These plants were spread throughout a patch in my yard. I believe they are naturally there, no one planted them. I live in North Carolina, Zone 8 Thank you.
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Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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janinilulu
May 7, 2018 5:31 AM CST
Looks like an Asclepias of some kind.
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
May 7, 2018 6:52 AM CST
I agree asclepias, please leave it for the monarchs. Smiling
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
May 7, 2018 7:25 AM CST
I agree
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Name: Courtney Cahoon
North Carolina, U.S.A. (Zone 8a)
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Mayflowers
May 7, 2018 11:40 PM CST
That was my first thought too, milkweed! I would be pleased to have milkweed on my property. I was looking into planting some for the monarchs, as monarchs are down 90% in N.C .. I'm just hoping it's not dogbane, Dogbane looks very similar to milkweed . I just don't know enough to determine without seeing the flower and/or seed pods. If it is milkweed I was thinking it either common or purple milkweed.
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
May 8, 2018 6:29 AM CST
Courtney, you could be right about Dogbane, let it bloom and we shall see. Smiling
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Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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janinilulu
May 8, 2018 4:32 PM CST
It does seem more like some of the pictures I've seed of Hemp Dogbane/Apocynum cannabinum.
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