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A Monarch caterpillar eats the leaves of Asclepias tuberosa and a chrysalis develops at the the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden in Arlington. An adult mMonarch feeds on lLantana at Simpson Gardens in Alexandria. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle, host plants preferred by specific butterfly species, and types of nectar plants that attract butterflies in Creating Inviting Habitats. © Mary Free

A Monarch caterpillar eats the leaves of Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly-weed) and a chrysalis develops at the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden in Arlington, Virginia. An adult Monarch feeds on lantana at Simpson Gardens in Alexandria, Virginia. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle, host plants preferred by specific butterfly species, and types of nectar plants that attract butterflies in Creating Inviting Habitats. © Mary Free

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