Monarch (Danaus plexippus) on wild asters
M is for MONARCH
Although this Monarch is sipping nectar from the blossom of a wild aster and...
Monarch on clover
this Monarch is sipping nectar from a clover blossom, it's milkweed that Monarchs lay their eggs on... ONLY milkweed, as it's the only plant its caterpillar will eat.
Monarch on swamp milkweed
There are several varieties of milkweed and Monarchs will lay their eggs on any of them. The variety above is called swamp milkweed and, as its name suggests, it grows in damp places.
VICEROY on Queen Anne's lace
This is NOT a Monarch. It's a Viceroy. Can you see the difference?
Hint: Note the lines that kind of follow the bottom shapes of each wing.
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