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Grif

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None here.
 

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Been seeing a few in OH. Atleast I think they are monarchs. Thats good though werent they starting to disappear at one point?
 

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Been seeing a few in OH. Atleast I think they are monarchs. Thats good though werent they starting to disappear at one point?

They aren’t doing so hot.
 

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I haven’t seen any here in years. I planted a bunch and I mean a bunch of milk weed along field edges and did a couple 20’x20’ plots about 6-7 years ago have plenty of milk weed no monarchs.
 

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Not at all the numbers I use to have, but I see them pretty routinely. Sometimes up to a dozen in areas.

At one point while I was bush hogging some pastures next to some of my wildlife areas it was like a Monarch orgy. They were flying around hitched all over the place.
 

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I haven’t seen any here in years. I planted a bunch and I mean a bunch of milk weed along field edges and did a couple 20’x20’ plots about 6-7 years ago have plenty of milk weed no monarchs.

Where did you source the seed?

I don't at all get wrapped up in local cultivars with natives, except for milkweed because a migration is timed on it.

I largely don't plant it for people. I spent a few years collecting it, that's where a lot of the VA ecotype common milkweed came from that's available now.

Most of my projects have milkweed around and in doing a restoration it will pop up once the field is sprayed.
 

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Where did you source the seed?

I don't at all get wrapped up in local cultivars with natives, except for milkweed because a migration is timed on it.

I largely don't plant it for people. I spent a few years collecting it, that's where a lot of the VA ecotype common milkweed came from that's available now.

Most of my projects have milkweed around and in doing a restoration it will pop up once the field is sprayed.
I collected from local plants. I had access to a place that had about a 3 acre patch.
 

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I've not seen any in northern middle TN. Various swallow tails are about all that I see around here.
 

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