6 Most Common Butterflies In Ohio Viceroy Nectar Plants: Asters, Joe-Pye Weed, Golden Rod, Phlox Larvae Plants: Willow, Poplars, Black Cherry To tell the difference between a Monarch and Viceroy, look for a black line crossing the back hind wing. If it has a line, it is a Viceroy, not a Monarch. Painted Lady Nectar Plants: Joe-Pye Weed, Liatris (Blazing Star), Bee Balm, Goldenrod, Phlox, Asters Larvae Plants: Pearly Everlasting Painted ladies are one of the most widely distributed species of butterflies. They can be found on every continent in the world except Antarctica and Australia. Spice Bush Swallowtail Nectar … Continue reading