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    Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

    Posts about the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly.

    Trunk of Tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

    The Tall and Straight Tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

    Tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) is a deciduous tree found in midwestern and eastern United States and Ontario in Canada. This tree is a host plant to three species of butterfly and one species of moth. The large yellow flowers come out in the spring. Tuliptree tends to grow in floodplains and places where there is moist soil, but it can handle places that are occassionally dry. Being on the one of the tallest trees it can reach a height of 150 feet tall.

    Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Monarda

    Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus glaucus), a Comprehensive Guide in 9 Sections

    Introduction to the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly is found throughout Pennsylvania and from the midwest and eastern North America. It is one of the most seen butterflies in gardens and was one of the first documented butterflies in North America. In 1758, like he… Read More »Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus glaucus), a Comprehensive Guide in 9 Sections

    White flowers of wild black cherry (Prunus serotina).

    Wild Black Cherry (Prunus serotina), a Popular and Supportive Friend to Insects

    Wild Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) is a tree that reaches the canopy in northern United States and the understory in the southern United States. This plant is a host for five species of butterflies and a nectar source for many others that use the white flowers in the… Read More »Wild Black Cherry (Prunus serotina), a Popular and Supportive Friend to Insects

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