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NOLA BugLady's Garden Butterflies and Caterpillars

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Black Swallowtail Parsley, Dill, Fennel, Rue, Cowbane
Giant Swallowtail Citrus, HopTree, Rue, Prickly Ash
Pipevine Swallowtail Pipevine varieties:  Aristolochia tomentosa, A. fimbriata,   A. durior, A. serpentaria, A. triloba
Spicebush Swallowtail Spicebush, Sassafras, Prickly Ash, Camphor, Sweet Bay Magnolia
Tiger Swallowtail Tulip Poplar, Ash, Birch, Cottonwood, Hop Tree,            Wild Cherry, Willow
Monarch Milkweed varieties: Asclepias perennis, A. incarnata,
A. tuberosa
Viceroy Cottonwood, Wild Cherry, Willow
Gulf Fritillary Passion Flower vine varieties:  Passiflora incarnata,
P. lutea, P. caerulea
Variegated Fritillary Passion Flower vine varieties, Violets
Common Buckeye Toadflax, Plantain, Agalinis, Ruellia, Snapdragons, Angelonia, Sedum
American Painted Lady Asters: Cudweed, Everlastings
Painted Lady Hollyhock, Sunflowers, Thistles
Red Admiral Pellitory, Nettle Family: False Nettles, Stinging Nettles, Wood Nettles
Question Mark Elm, Hackberry, False Nettles (Boehmeria),                      Stinging Nettles
Cloudless Sulphur Cassia varieties: Sicklepod (Cassia obtusifolia),
C. bicapsularis, Flowering Senna (Senna corymbosa), Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata)
Sleepy Orange Sulphur Sicklepod, Partridge Pea, Flowering Senna
Common Checkered Skipper Arrowleaf Sida (Sida rhombifolia)
Clouded Skipper Various grasses: St. Augustine, Johnson,                            Wooly Beard Grass (Erianthus alopecturoides)
Fiery Skipper Various grasses:  Bermudagrass, St. Augustine,           Creeping bentgrass
Horace Duskywing Oak: Red, White, Willow, Northern Red, Scrub, Water, Post and Live Oak
Long-tailed Skipper Legumes: Peas, Beans, Desmodium
Silver-spotted Skipper Wisteria, Black Locust, False indigo (Amorpha fruticosa)