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Lupines (Lupinus)

Butterfly Farming, Gardening, Horticulture, Lupines (Lupinus), Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

Lupine as Butterfly Larval Host Plant

Many species of butterflies use various species of lupines (Lupinus) as host plants for their larvae. It’s important to note that butterfly-host relationships can be specific not only to the genus, but to the species level as well. Also, butterfly species’ distributions can affect which lupine species they interact with. […]