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Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
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chenoa0125
Jun 9, 2015 6:50 AM CST
I have a couple of questions, first I am new to the gardening world as I just moved to 10 acres in Sanderson Florida and have set up a vegetable gardening and have a butterfly garden in process.
The 1st pictures were of a butterfly in my garden and I am trying to identify it.

Then I saw another butterfly at Home Depot yesterday and was wondering if anyone could help me identify it? The 2nd set of pictures are of that one. There are 4. They look alike to me but I am not sure.

Also, I was wondering, I have just setting up a butterfly garden and was wondering if anyone had tips on trying to identify Monarch butterflies compared to ones that may look like them. What are some tips on identifying butterflies I may see.

Thank Anyone in advance for any help and suggestions





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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Garden Ideas: Level 2
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jvdubb
Jun 9, 2015 7:12 AM CST
Hi Chenoa. I'm no expert by any means. But the last four pics look like a Monarch to me. Hop on over to the Gardening for Butterflies etc forum. Lots of helpful people there.

http://garden.org/forums/view/butterflies/
Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
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chenoa0125
Jun 9, 2015 7:20 AM CST
Thank You. I am new to forums so I am not sure yet exactly where to go. Do I just repost this entire message over there?
Name: Meredith
Atlanta (Zone 8a)
Region: Georgia Butterflies Hummingbirder Seed Starter
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memays
Jun 9, 2015 8:11 AM CST
The first set (6) is a gulf fritillary. The last 4 is a Monarch.
I love butterfly gardening & am active in NABA. Please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/nabageorgia/ & website nabageorgia.weebly.com.
Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
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chenoa0125
Jun 9, 2015 8:55 AM CST
Thank You guys very much for your imput. I was thinking that last one was a monarch, but I was kinda confused about them being in this area, as I have read about their migration process. I have not got that all figured out yet I suppose
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Garden Ideas: Level 2
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jvdubb
Jun 9, 2015 12:06 PM CST
chenoa0125 said:Thank You. I am new to forums so I am not sure yet exactly where to go. Do I just repost this entire message over there?


Looks like someone moved you!

There are a lot of forums! Usually if you are not in the best forum for the info you are seeking someone will guide you to the right place.

Lots of good info all over.

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