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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 30 / 2018

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Midwest

  • State

    Utah

  • Posted by

    gardenliu

Notes:

I saw this plant in southern Utah and I was very interested in growing it on the rock. If so, can you tell me its name? Is it Tragopogon dubius? Thank you.

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Link to Trapgopogon dubius. I can’t see the leaves veins from clear enough to to tell. You can compare these images of leaves from the link below to yours. Also notice this, T. dubius leaves are clasping the stem, to my eyes yours appear to have petioles (?). Again I’m only guessing and still could be wrong, without flowers it’s hard to tell for certain. Best wishes! http://www.friendsofthewildflowergarden.org/pages/plants/yellowsalsify.html

    September 5th, 2018 at 2:25am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Link to A. labriformis (Utah milkweed). https://www.growmilkweedplants.com/labriformis.html

    September 5th, 2018 at 2:35am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    It’s hard to see the plant’s botanical details with the sun light is directly on top. I’m wondering if this might be a species in the milkweed (Asclepias) (?). Check out these included links for species in the genus. Also the last link for Trapgopogon dubius. Best wishes! Link to Anterlope’s Horn/trailing milkweed (A. asperula). http://www.mineralarts.com/EmpireMtFlora/Asclepias_asperula.html

    September 5th, 2018 at 2:01am

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