Known scientifically as Ruta graveolens, Rue is not only a visual delight but also a magnet for certain butterfly species.
Carrot Family (Apiaceae)
Large family including carrot, dill, fennel, parsley, parsnip, rue, Queen Anne’s Lace, and more. Larval Host for Black Swallowtails.
Cultivating dill from seed is a rewarding endeavor, and with the right steps, you can ensure successful germination and a steady supply of fresh dill for your culinary needs.
Let’s delve into the fascinating world of the Black Swallowtail and explore its life cycle, habitat, behavior, and its role in North America’s ecosystem.