Hummingbird flower

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  1. tlairmore

    tlairmore Active Member 10 Years

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    Can anyone identified this (cultivated?) flower? Ruby-throated hummingbird in Shreveport, Louisiana 9/18/21. thanks in advance for any help IMG_2794 (2).JPG
     
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    wcutler Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Asclepias, common name milkweed. I don't know them enough to know the species name. There are a few with similar colouring, and we're not seeing much of the leaves in this photo (but a great shot of the hummingbird!).
    There are some listed here:
    Asclepias (Milkweed) (gardenia.net)
     
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    tlairmore Active Member 10 Years

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    Got it, thank you!
     

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