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by Vanessa cardui


Vanessa cardui Linnaeus: Nymphalidae, Lepidoptera
(observations are from Robertson, Graenicher, Hilty, Reed, Macior, Broyles & Wyatt, Wist, Fothergill & Vaughn, Voss, and Wilhelm & Rericha; this butterfly is the Painted Lady)

Apiaceae: Eryngium yuccifolium sn (H); Asclepiadaceae: Asclepias exaltata [plup sn] (BW), Asclepias verticillata [plup sn] (H); Asteraceae: Aster lanceolatus sn (Rb), Aster novae-angliae sn (Rb), Aster pilosus sn (Rb), Aster salicifolius sn (Rb), Aster subulatus sn (FV), Bidens aristosa sn fq (Rb), Boltonia asterioides sn (Rb), Carduus nutans sn (WR), Chrysopsis villosa sn (Re), Cirsium arvense sn (Re, V, WR), Cirsium discolor sn (Rb, H, WR), Cirsium vulgare sn (WR), Echinacea angustifolia sn (Ws), Echinacea pallida sn (WR), Echinacea purpurea sn (Rb, H), Eupatorium serotinum sn (Rb), Euthamia graminifolia sn (Gr), Helianthus grosseserratus sn fq (Rb), Heliopsis helianthoides sn (Re), Leucanthemum vulgare sn (V), Liatris aspera sn (H, Re, WR), Liatris pycnostachya sn (H), Liatris scariosa nieuwlandii sn (WR), Rudbeckia hirta sn (WR), Silphium integrifolium sn (H), Silphium perfoliatum sn (Rb), Solidago canadensis sn (Rb), Solidago speciosa sn (Re), Taraxacum officinale sn (FV); Campanulaceae: Campanulastrum americanum sn (Rb); Fabaceae: Lathyrus maritimus sn (V), Trifolium pratense sn (Rb, Re); Lamiaceae: Agastache foeniculum sn (Re), Blephilia ciliata sn (WR), Blephilia hirsuta sn (Rb), Monarda fistulosa sn (Rb), Pycnanthemum tenuifolium sn (Rb); Lythraceae: Lythrum alatum sn (Rb); Ranunculaceae: Delphinium tricorne sn np (Mc); Rosaceae: Prunus spp. sn (V); Rubiaceae: Cephalanthus occidentalis sn (Rb); Santalaceae: Comandra umbellata sn (V); Scrophulariaceae: Linaria vulgaris sn np (Rb); Verbenaceae: Verbena stricta sn (Re)


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