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The Coral Hairstreak

Yesterday I had a photograph of a coral hairstreak on a butterfly milkweed flower.  Today I was fortunate enough to see one again and get a better picture. Wouldn’t work in a guidebook because it doesn’t show all of the … Continue reading

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Milkweeds and Butterflies

Milkweeds are great flowers for attracting butterflies.  Iowa has sixteen species of milkweed, and our property has six.  The most common is, as the name implies, common milkweed. I have found that hairstreaks are particularly attracted to milkweeds, and can … Continue reading

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