Butterfly Larval And Nectar Plants

Pipevine Caterpillar
Monarch Caterpillar
Swallowtail

Larval Plants

Trees

Aspen, Cottonwood -   White Admiral, Red-spotted Purple, Western Admiral, Lorquin's Admiral, Viceroy

Birch - Mourning Cloak, White Admiral

Cherry - Red-Spotted Purple, Tiger Swallowtail, Spring Azure

Dogwood - Spring Azure

Elm - Comma, Question Mark, Mourning Cloak

Hackberry - Question Mark, Comma, Hackberry Butterfly, Tawny Emperor, Snout Butterfly

Locust - Silver-Spotted Skipper

Oak - Sister, Banded Hairstreak

Pawpaw - Zebra Swallowtail

Tulip Poplar - Tiger Swallowtail

Willow - Western Tiger Swallowtail, Western Admiral, Lorquin's Admiral, Viceroy, Mourning Cloak

Blueberry Top Hat
Dogwood
Asclepias Tuberosa

Shrubs

Blueberry - Brown Elfin

Cherry - Red-Spotted Purple, Tiger Swallowtail, Spring Azure

Dogwood - Spring Azure

False Indigo - Dog Face, Silver-spotted Skipper

Locust - Silver-spotted Skipper

Spicebush, Sassafras - Spicebush Swallowtail, Tiger Swallowtail

Spirea - Spring Azure

Willow - Western Tiger Swallowtail, Western Admiral, Lorquin's Admiral, Viceroy, Mourning Cloak

Marigold
Snapdragon Snapshot Pink
Sedum Autumn Fire

Flowers

Alfalfa - Clouded Sulphur, Alfalfa Sulphur, Eastern Tailed Blue

Aster - Pearl Crescent

Clover - Clouded Sulphur, Alfalfa Sulphur, Eastern Tailed Blue

Everlasting - American Painted Lady

False Nettle - Red Admiral, Question Mark, Comma, Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Hops - Question Mark, Comma

Knotweed - Purplish Copper

Lupine - Silvery Blue, Other Blues

Mallow - West Coast Lady, Gray Hairstreak

Marigold - Dainty Sulphur

Milk Vetch - Western Tailed Blue, Other Blues

Milkweed - Monarch, Queen

Nettle - Red Admiral, Question Mark, Comma, Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Passionflower - Gulf Fritillary, Zebra

 

Pipevine - Pipevine Swallowtail

Plantain - Buckeye, Baltimore

Queen Anne's Lace - Black Swallowtail, Anise Swallowtail

Senna - Cloudless Sulphur

Snapdragon - Buckeye

Sneezeweed - Dainty Sulphur

Sorrel, Dock - American Copper, Purplish Copper

Stonecrop, Sedum - Phoebus parnassian

Sweet Fennel - Anise Swallowtail, Black Swallowtail

Thistle - Painted Lady

Turtlehead - Baltimore

Vetch - Alfalfa Sulphur, Eastern Tailed Blue, Western Tailed Blue, Other Blues

Violet - Great Spangled Fritillary, Meadow Fritillary, Other Fritillaries

Water Cress - Sara Orange Tip, Falcate Orange Tip, Cabbage White

Passion Flower
Aster
Parsley Italian Plain

Vegetables And Other Plants

Bean - Long-tailed Skipper

Cabbage, Broccoli - Cabbage White, Checkered White

Parsley - Black Swallowtail, Anise Swallowtail

Grasses, Sedges - Common Wood Nymph, Little Wood Styr, Eyed Brown, Ringlet, Fiery Skipper

 

 

Coneflower
Rudbeckia Little Goldstar
Zinnia Magellan Ivory

Nectar Plants

  • Aster (Aster spp.)
  • Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
  • Blazing Stars (Liatris spp.)
  • Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
  • Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
  • Butterfly Bush (Buddleia spp.)
  • Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
  • Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus)
  • Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
  • Coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea)
  • Coreopsis (Coreopsis spp.)
  • Cosmos (Cosmos spp.)
  • Dianthus Family (Dianthus spp.)
  • Flowering Dogwood (Cornus)
  • Lantana (Lantana camara)
  • Marigold (Tagetes spp.)
  • Mexican Sunflowers (Tithonia rotundifolia)
  • Passion Flowers (Passiflora spp.)
  • Petunia (Petunia x hybrida)
  • Salvia (Salvia spp.)
  • Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum spp.)
  • Sunflower (Helianthus spp.)
  • Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
  • Swamp Verbena (Verbena hastata)
  • Tall Verbena (Verbena bonariensis)
  • Thistle (Cirsium discolor)
  • Violet (Viola spp. )
  • Woodland Stonecrop (Sedum ternatum)
  • Yarrow (Achillea spp.)
  • Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)