Danaus plexippus

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HOSTPLANTS

Plant speciesVernacularPlant familyStatusReferences
Asclepias sppMilkweed (unspecified)AsclepiadaceaeMainA6, S7
Asclepias syriacaCommon MilkweedAsclepiadaceaeMainF2, K1, S7, S8
Asclepias incarnataSwamp MilkweedAsclepiadaceaeEgg-laying recordK1
Asclepias speciosaShowy MilkweedAsclepiadaceaeEgg-laying recordK1
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NECTAR SOURCES

Plant speciesVernacularPlant familyNo. recordsReferences
Sedum spectabileButterfly Stonecrop (Iceplant)Crassulaceae483.02, 115, 156, 157
Buddleja davidiiButterfly-bush (Buddleia)Buddlejaceae330, 115, 190
Hedera helixIvyAraliaceae2166
Persicaria amphibiaAmphibious BistortPolygonaceae173.18
Aster tripoliumSea AsterAsteraceae1190
Leontodon saxatilisLesser HawkbitAsteraceae169.04
Tagetes erectaAfrican MarigoldAsteraceae190.01
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