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Danaus plexippus

Danaus plexippus
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 20, 2008

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Danaus plexippus Danaus plexippus

This is a nice fresh Monarch--got any milkweeds around? (Unless you have them in your garden, the late summer milkweeds in your area are probably Zizotes (Asclepias oenotheroides) or Green antelope horns (A. viridis.) This one hasn't flown far, by the bright color.

I'm moving it to the Guide.

E Moon- Thanks! Listed plants
E Moon- Thanks! Listed plants not in my yard but perhaps near by. Captured and released the butterfly for its migration.

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