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Butterfly Plants & Mississippi Butterflies

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Publication Number: IS1661
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Butterflies and their host plants are intricately tied to one another. Generally, there are two types of plants that you must have in your garden for butterflies. One is a nectar plant (or plants); adult butterflies feed on these nectar plants. The second plant you must have is a larval host plant; the immature stage (larva) feeds on this plant. Download the PDF above to read more.

 
 

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Associate Extension Professor
Associate Extension Specialist 4-H Director of Ext. Arthropod Zoo and MSU's BugFest Entomology &