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Monarch

Danaus plexippus

Description:

Large orange and black butterfly. One of the most commonly recognized, and easily visible butterflies in NE OH. Monarchs are well known for their relationship with milkweed.

Habitat:

Many open habitats including fields, meadows, weedy areas, marshes, and roadsides.

Notes:

Seen feeding on Orange Milkweed, (Asclepias tuberosa), Holden Wildflower garden, Prairie Garden, The Holden Arboretum, Lake County, Kirtland, OH

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Brian Parsons
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Brian Parsons

Kirtland, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 9, 2012
Submitted on Jul 13, 2012

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