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May 28, 2018 12:03 PM CST
Florida
My question is: Will any variety of Milkweed (Asclepias) serve as a host plant for the Monarch butterfly or does it have to be Butterfly Milkweed ( (Asclepias tuberosa)?

My location is Daytona Beach FL - Zone 9
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May 28, 2018 12:17 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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May 28, 2018 1:20 PM CST
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May 28, 2018 1:30 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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