The Gathering

 Monarch butterflies lay their eggs on milkweeds, like the common milkweed below.

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Daddy longlegs gathered on it this morning.

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Another one stayed near the buds at the top of the plant.

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I wonder if they each staked out a territory and are ready for the flowers to bloom and the insects to come?

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This one didn’t like the attention and quickly backed to the underside the leaf.

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2 responses to this post.

  1. It’s amazing how many insects and spiders you can find on milkweed plants!

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