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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 04 / 2017

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Midwest

  • City

    Attica Twp

  • State

    Michigan

  • Posted by

    Anne Piekarz

Notes:

Grows tall

Comments

  • Teresa LeFever Apprentice says:

    This milkweed plant is the host plant for the Monarch butterfly. They lay their eggs on the milkweed and the caterpillars eat the milkweed until full grown, then the find a place to transform into a chrysalis. Two weeks later a Monarch butterfly emerges.

    September 27th, 2017 at 11:04am

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    Looks like Asclepias syriaca, Common Milkweed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asclepias_syriaca

    September 19th, 2017 at 7:06pm

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