Seedlings (planted). The leaves look like a miniature of the adult leaf.
Blooming and drawing lots of pollinator species. Looks a little water stressed from near record June rains.
Blooming on the upper slope of our ditch in a planted prairie strip.
Asclepias L. (1753), the milkweeds, is a genus of herbaceous perennial, dicotyledonous plants that contains over 140 known species. It previously belonged to the family Asclepiadaceae, but this is now classified as the subfamily Asclepiadoideae of the dogbane family Apocynaceae.