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Going Native: First Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

I saw a Monarch butterfly for the first time in my garden after planting Narrow Leaf Milkweed along with native sage plants (back in March). Today I saw a Monarch caterpillar munching on one of the milkweed plants. I was not expecting or even hoping to see either this first season for the plants.

https://vimeo.com/173981941Going%20Native:%20First%20Monarch

By S. Felton

S. Felton is a writer, amateur naturalist, and the estuary.us website administrator.

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