Posts Tagged: larval host plants
It's almost spring. Do you know where your butterflies are? Do you know how to attract them to your yard? Greg Kareofelas, a Bohart Museum of Entomology associate with expertise on local butterflies, will be at the Bohart Museum's open house on...
Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas talks to butterfly enthusiasts on a Placer Land and Trust tour looking for the California dogface butterfly, the state insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Framed by hikers, Greg Kareofelas tells the history of the California dogface butterfly, the state insect. This photo was taken on Placer Land and Trust acreage near Auburn. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want to attract monarchs? Plant their larval host plant, milkweeds. Nectar plants? They like Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) and the butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii), among others. This photo shows a monarch on Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want Gulf Fritillaries? Plant their host plant, the passionflower vine. This butterfly is nectaring on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)