Pollinators On Milkweed
Milkweed attracts more than just monarchs. This Antelope Horns milkweed flower had all kinds of insects attracted to it. This flower ball had several honey bees and a gray hairstreak butterfly on it at the same time.
Antelope Horns Milkweed (Asclepias asperula)
Male Gray Hairstreak Hodges#4336 (Strymon melinus)
Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
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