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BugFiles Pictures: Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

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Mrs_Ed

Mrs_Ed
Whiteside County, IL
(Zone 5a)

July 10, 2009
1:19 AM

Post #6799864

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

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fairbt
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
(Zone 10a)

July 10, 2009
12:29 PM

Post #6801201

And five minutes later, Danaus plexippus on Asclepias curassavica

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Mrs_Ed

Mrs_Ed
Whiteside County, IL
(Zone 5a)

July 10, 2009
1:30 PM

Post #6801390

HA! your poor tropical milkweed looks stripped!
fairbt
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
(Zone 10a)

July 11, 2009
12:33 PM

Post #6805654

Yes, but within two weeks after being totally eaten from flower to woody stem, the green leaves and stems were restored. In fact, there are about 15 fully grown plants just waiting to be another salad.

Mrs_Ed

Mrs_Ed
Whiteside County, IL
(Zone 5a)

July 11, 2009
12:33 PM

Post #6805657

Nice!

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