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December 7, 2011

Butterfly Gardening G – Q: Butterflies and their food plants

- by Debra Anchors

Orange sulphur butterfly


To attract this butterfly:

Provide this food plant:


Giant swallowtail 
Citrus trees 
Gray hairstreak    
Mallow
Great spangled flitillary  
Violet 
Gulf fritillary  
Passionflower 
Hackberry butterfly  
Hackberry
Little wood satyr 
Grasses, Sedges
Long-tailed skipper
Bean
Lorquin's admiral 
Aspen, Willow
Meadow flitillary  
Violet 
Milbert's tortoiseshell  
False nettle, Nettle 
Monarch (Queen) 
Milkweed
Mourning cloak  
Aspen, Birch, Elm, Hackberry, Willow 
Orange sulphur   
Alfalfa, Clover, Vetch
Painted lady 
Thistle
Pearl crescent   
Aster
Phoebus parnassian
Stonecrop
Pipevine swallowtail 
Pipevine
Purplish copper 
Knotweed, Sorrel, Dock
Question mark
Elm, False nettle, Hackberry, Hops, Nettle                                                  

Enjoy this video of the Orange sulphur butterfly


Butterflies and their food plants R – Z
Butterfly life cycle
How to make a butterfly garden


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