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Monarch Butterfly.

Danaus plexippus


Orange wings with black markings. .


Milkweed in my garden in Centreville, VA


Spread seeds found in field several seasons ago. I have had great luck observing lots of Monarch Caterpillars & Butterflies each summer & fall ever since. This picture was taken 2 years ago, but have counted 6 Monarchs this summer in same location & found 15 caterpillars today! (9/4/2013)

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 5, 2011
Submitted on Sep 5, 2013

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