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Monarch chrysalis

Monarch chrysalis

September 14, 2017

Hooray for unsprayed gardens with plenty of flowers for butterflies! Those who cultivate such habitats may be rewarded now with gold-dotted chrysalises of monarch butterflies, such as the one pictured here on a milkweed butterfly plant (Asclepias tuberosa). Find out how to attract butterflies to your yard in UMaine Cooperative Extension Bulletin #7151, Landscaping for Butterflies in Maine, by Nancy Coverstone, Jim Dill and Lois Berg Stack.

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