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Native Plants Three

We have already discussed the Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) in a previous post, but two other species are often recommended for a butterfly garden so we will look at them next. Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) is also known as Rose … Continue reading

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Butterflies Commonly Found in Pennsylvania Part Two

The Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus, is a species which is most familiar to people. It is reddish- brown in color with its wings edged in black with two rows of small white spots. Its wing span is 3 3/8 – … Continue reading

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