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A Butterfly with Unusual Eating Habits: The Harvester

We often think of butterflies as relying on nectar from flowers as their primary source of food for adult butterflies, and many species do.

But there are others who feed mainly on minerals, often from mud or dung, or who consume both nectar and mineral sources. 320 more words


‘Will Work for Food’ – Extrafloral Nectaries

Wild Senna (Senna hebecarpa, S. marylandica) has so many stories to tell!  This tall, herbaceous plant has flowers that are unusual for a member of the Pea ( 776 more words