Butterflies in Mind -- Zinnia
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A collection of 50 images as if seen from a butterfly’s point of view. Includes the names of native Zinnia species and the most complete list of US butterflies that will feed on Zinnia blossoms.
Butterflies in Mind -- Asclepias
Susan C. Dunlap
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Butterflies in Mind -- Monarch
Susan C. Dunlap
This abundantly illustrated volume enables you to select from a complete list of well described perennial nectar plants that are known to attract & feed Monarch butterflies. Over 40 genera are described that are suitable to be grown...
Butterflies in Mind -- Perennials
Susan C. Dunlap
Butterflies in Mind - Perennials. This book is a definitive guide to perennial nectar plants preferred by US butterflies. It empowers you to feed, attract, support (and help identify) nectar-feeding butterflies that reside in the US....

Junonia coenia

Common name: Common Buckeye

Feeds on these plants:

Achillea ageratifolia

Achillea ageratum
(sold as Moonshine)

Achillea alpina

Achillea clavennae

Achillea filipendulina

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium ‘Lavender Beauty’

Achillea millefolium ‘Paprika’

Achillea millefolium
(sold as Apple Blossom)

Achillea ptarmica

Achillea tomentosa

Achillea x kellereri

Achillea ‘Anblo’
(sold as Anthea)

Aesculus californica

Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus pavia

Aesculus x carnea

Agastache cana

Agastache foeniculum

Agastache mexicana

Agastache nepetoides

Agastache nepetoides

Agastache pallida var. pallida

Agastache rugosa

Agastache ‘Kiegador’

Allium ampeloprasum ‘Leek’
(sold as Titan, Giant Musselburgh, Lancelot, Musselburgh, Large American Flag, American Flag )

Allium ampeloprasum
(sold as elephant garlic)

Allium cepa ‘Bunching Onions’
(sold as Red Baron, white/off white Bunching, Lisbon, Lisbon Winter Hardy, Evergreen white/off white)

Allium cepa ‘Pickling Onion’
(sold as Barletta)

Allium cepa ‘Red Onions’
(sold as Sweet Spanish Red, Southport red globe, Granex Red, red hamburger)

Allium cepa ‘Shallot’
(sold as Ambition, Armador, Cuisse de Poulet echalion, Matador)

Allium cepa ‘White Onion’
(sold as Bermuda White, Granex white, Snow white, Southport white, Sweet Spanish, Spanish)

Allium cepa ‘Yellow Onion’
(sold as Ailsa Craig, Rijnsburger, Sweet & Early, Fiesta, Candy Yellow, Ebenezer Yellow, Sweet Spanish Yellow, Bermuda Yellow, Texas Grano, Texas grano 1015y, Texas supersweet, Vidalia, Walla Walla, Granex Yellow)

Allium cyathophorum

Allium drummondii

Allium hypsistum

Allium ramosum

Allium sativum
(sold as California Early, California Late)

Allium schoenoprasum
(sold as Corsican, Grolau Forcing Chives, Polyvit, Prager, Staro)

Allium senescens

Allium siculum

Allium sikkimense

Allium sphaerocephalon

Allium splendens

Allium textile

Allium tricoccum

Allium tuberosum
(sold as Kobold a couper, mauve flowering form)

Allium unifolium

Allium ursinum

Allium wallichii

Androsace lanuginosa

Asclepias asperula

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Deep Red)

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Gold)

Baccharis douglasii

Baccharis emoryi

Baccharis glutinosa

Baccharis hamilifolia

Baccharis pilularis ‘Pigeon Point’

Baccharis salicifolia

Baccharis sarothroides

Buddleja alternifolia

Buddleja colvilei

Buddleja crispa

Buddleja davidii

Buddleja davidii ‘Harlequin’

Buddleja davidii ‘Pink Delight’

Buddleja davidii
(sold as dwarf)

Buddleja lindleyana

Buddleja marrubifolia

Buddleja saligna

Buddleja salviifolia

Buddleja weyeriana 'honeycomb'

Buddleja x pikei

Buddleja x weyeriana

Centaurea americana

Centaurea benedicta

Centaurea cyanus

Centaurea dealbata

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea montana

Centaurea nigra

Centaurea rothrockii

Centaurea solstitialis

Centaurea
(sold as Black Gem)

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Conoclinium coelestinum

Conoclinium greggii

Coreopsis lanceolata
(sold as Tequila Sunrise)

Erigeron formosissimus

Erigeron glaucus

Erigeron glaucus
(sold as Bountiful)

Erigeron glaucus
(sold as Cape Sebastian)

Erigeron glaucus
(sold as WR)

Erigeron karvinskianum

Erigeron karvinskianus

Erigeron karvinskinanus

Erigeron philadelphicus

Erigeron speciosus

Eriodictyon angustifolium

Eriodictyon californicum

Eriodictyon tomentosum

Eriogonum abertianum

Eriogonum arborescens

Eriogonum compositum

Eriogonum crocatum

Eriogonum elatum

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Eriogonum giganteum

Eriogonum grande

Eriogonum jamesi

Eriogonum latifolium

Eriogonum nudum

Eriogonum ovalifolium

Eriogonum parishii

Eriogonum parvifolium

Eriogonum umbellatum

Eriogonum wrightii

Eupatorium cannabinum

Eupatorium capillifolium

Eupatorium fistulosum

Eupatorium maculatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium serotinum

Eupatorium wrightii

Euphorbia amygdaloides

Euphorbia amygdaloides
(sold as Efanthia)

Euphorbia atropurpurea

Euphorbia bourgeana

Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii

Euphorbia characias ‘Dwarf’

Euphorbia characias
(sold as Tasmanian Tiger)

Euphorbia cyparissias ‘Fens Ruby’

Euphorbia dulcis

Euphorbia epithymoides

Euphorbia griffithii

Euphorbia griffithii ‘Fireglow’

Euphorbia marginata

Euphorbia mellifera

Euphorbia milii

Euphorbia myrsinites

Euphorbia palustris

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Euphorbia rigida

Euphorbia sikkimensis

Euphorbia x lomi
(sold as Salmon)

Euphorbia x martinii

Euphorbia x martinii ‘Red Martin’

Euphorbia
(sold as Diamond Frost)

Euphorbia
(sold as Glacier Blue)

Gaillardia pinnatifida

Gaillardia pulchella
(sold as Plume Series)

Gaillardia x grandiflora
(sold as Fanfare)

Gaillardia ‘Oranges And Lemons’

Gomphrena globosa

Grindelia camporum

Grindelia hirsutula

Grindelia stricta

Heliotropium curassavicum

Impatiens capensis

Impatiens hybrid

Impatiens omeiana

Impatiens schlechteri ‘New Guinea’

Impatiens sodenii

Impatiens
(sold as La Vida Rosa)

Impatiens
(sold as x hybrida Painted Paradise)

Kalmia latifolia

Lantana camara
(sold as Carlos)

Lantana camara
(sold as Landmark Peach Sunrise)

Lantana camara
(sold as Landmark Pink Dawn)

Lantana hirta

Lantana hybrid
(sold as New Gold)

Lantana involucrata

Lantana montevidensis

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as Confetti)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as Lavender Trailing)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as New Gold)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as orange)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as white)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as yellow)

Lantana ‘Silver Mound’

Lavandula angustifolia ssp. angustifolia

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Twickel Purple’

Lavandula buchii

Lavandula canariensis

Lavandula dentata

Lavandula lanata

Lavandula pinnata

Lavandula species

Lavandula stoechas ssp. pedunculata
(sold as Avonview)

Lavandula stoechas

Lavandula stoechas
(sold as Lavandula 'Winter Lace')

Lavandula stoechas
(sold as Otto Quast)

Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’

Lavandula x intermedia
(sold as Dutch Mil)

Lavandula
(sold as Goodwin Creek)

Layia platyglossa

Liatris pycnostachya

Limnanthes douglasii

Mentha spicata

Monardella antonina

Monardella macrantha

Monardella odoratissima

Monardella villosa

Oxydendrum arboreum

Phyla lanceolata

Phyla nodiflora

Phyla nodifolia

Pontederia cordata

Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida pinnata

Rhizophora species

Rubus armeniacus

Rubus fruticosus

Rubus idaeus

Rubus parviflorus

Rubus rolfei

Rubus ursinus

Rubus vitifolius ssp. ursinus

Rubus vitifolius

Rudbeckia fulgida

Rudbeckia hirta

Rudbeckia hirta ‘Autumn Colors’

Rudbeckia hirta ‘Indian Summer’

Rudbeckia hirta
(sold as Becky Series)

Rudbeckia hirta
(sold as Cordoba)

Rudbeckia laciniata

Rudbeckia maxima

Rudbeckia occidentalis

Salvia africana-lutea

Salvia apiana

Salvia ballotiflora

Salvia blepharophylla

Salvia brandegei

Salvia buchananii

Salvia cacaliifolia

Salvia canariensis

Salvia chamaedryoides

Salvia chiapensis

Salvia cleveladii, or clevelandii

Salvia clevelandii

Salvia coahuilensis

Salvia coccinea ‘Brenthurst’

Salvia coccinea ‘Lady In Red’

Salvia coccinea
(sold as May Night)

Salvia coccinea
(sold as Rose Queen)

Salvia coccinea
(sold as Select Rose)

Salvia coerulea

Salvia confertiflora

Salvia discolor

Salvia dolomitica

Salvia elegans

Salvia elegans
(sold as Golden Delicious)

Salvia farinacea

Salvia fruticosa

Salvia fulgens

Salvia gesneriiflora

Salvia glechomifolia

Salvia greggii

Salvia greggii ‘Navajo Bright Red’

Salvia greggii ‘Navajo White’

Salvia greggii ‘Sierra San Antonio’

Salvia greggii
(sold as watermelon Autumn Sage pink)

Salvia hians

Salvia hybrid

Salvia indica

Salvia involucrata
(sold as El Cielo)

Salvia leucantha

Salvia leucantha ‘Santa Barbara’

Salvia leucophylla

Salvia longispicata

Salvia mellifera

Salvia mexicana

Salvia microphylla

Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’

Salvia microphylla
(sold as Bezerkeley)

Salvia microphylla
(sold as Rosita)

Salvia microphylla
(sold as ucb pink)

Salvia munzii

Salvia nemorosa

Salvia nemorosa ‘Sensation Rose’

Salvia nemorosa
(sold as Viola Klose)

Salvia officinalis ssp. lavandulifolia

Salvia officinalis

Salvia officinalis ‘Icterina’

Salvia officinalis ‘Purpurascens’

Salvia officinalis ‘Tricolor’

Salvia pachyphylla

Salvia patens

Salvia pozo blue

Salvia pratensis

Salvia regla

Salvia roemeriana

Salvia sclerea

Salvia sinaloensis

Salvia spathacea

Salvia species

Salvia splendens

Salvia splendens ‘Salsa Purple’

Salvia uliginosa

Salvia urica

Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’

Salvia viridis

Salvia wagneriana

Salvia x jamensis

Salvia x sylvestris

Salvia x sylvestris
(sold as Snowhill)

Salvia ‘Indigo Spires’

Salvia ‘Waverly’

Salvia
(sold as Blue Victory)

Salvia
(sold as Red Hot Sally)

Salvia
(sold as Salsa Purple)

Salvia
(sold as Verona)

Scabiosa caucasica

Scabiosa caucasica ‘Fama’

Scabiosa columbaria

Scabiosa ochroleuca

Scabiosa ‘Pink Mist’

Sedum acre

Sedum aizoon

Sedum album

Sedum anglicum
(sold as gray)

Sedum anglicum
(sold as green)

Sedum caeruleum

Sedum dasphyllum

Sedum dendroideum

Sedum kamtschaticum var. floriferum ‘Weinhenstephaner Gold’

Sedum kamtschaticum

Sedum kamtschaticum
(sold as Akebono)

Sedum lineare ‘Variegatum’

Sedum lucidum

Sedum morganianum

Sedum niveum

Sedum pachyphyllum

Sedum rubrotinctum

Sedum rupestre

Sedum rupestre
(sold as Blue Spruce)

Sedum sieboldii

Sedum species

Sedum spurium

Sedum telephium

Sedum telephium ‘Bon Bon’

Sedum treleasei

Sedum ‘Matrona’

Sedum
(sold as Blue spruce)

Senecio cineraria

Senecio congestus

Senecio douglasii

Senecio elegans

Senecio erucifolius

Senecio flaccidus v douglasii

Senecio flaccidus

Senecio glastifolius

Senecio integerrimus

Senecio jacobaea

Senecio leucanthemifolius

Senecio linearifolius

Senecio mandraliscae

Senecio nemorensis

Senecio rufiglandulosus

Senecio serpens

Senecio talinoides

Silybum marianum

Solidago californica

Solidago canadensis

Solidago flexicaulis

Solidago multiradiata

Solidago nultiradiata

Solidago rigida

Solidago rugosa

Solidago spectabilis

Solidago ‘Crown Of Rays’

Stachytarpheta cayennensis

Symphyotrichum chilense

Symphyotrichum dumosum

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Symphyotrichum henersonii

Symphyotrichum lateriflium

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Symphyotrichum praealtum

Symphyotrichum puniceum

Symphyotrichum spathulatum

Tagetes erecta
(sold as Inca Orange)

Tagetes erecta
(sold as Inca Yellow)

Tagetes lemmonii

Tagetes minuta

Tagetes patula

Tagetes tenuifolia

Tagetes
(sold as Marigold Antigua orange)

Tagetes
(sold as Marigold Antigua yellow)

Tagetes
(sold as Marigold Bonanza yellow)

Tagetes
(sold as vanilla)

Tithonia diversifolia

Tithonia rotundifolia

Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium moupinense

Vaccinium nummularia

Vaccinium ovatum

Vaccinium oxycoccos

Vaccinium
(sold as Blueberry)

Vaccinium
(sold as Sunshine Blue)

Verbesina encelioides

Verbesina virginica

Vernonia noveboracensis

Vicia benghalensis

Vicia caroliniana

Vicia villosa

Viola cornuta

Viola hederacea
(sold as Pansy)

Viola jooi

Viola odorata
(sold as Royal Kobe)

Viola pedata

Viola sempervirens

Viola
(sold as Angel Tiger Eye)

Viola
(sold as Coconut Swirl)

Viola
(sold as Crystal Bowl Yellow)

Viola
(sold as Dynamite Orange)

Viola
(sold as Etain)

Viola
(sold as Gem Lavender Antique)

Viola
(sold as Jolly Joker)

Viola
(sold as Majestic Giants Blue & White)

Viola
(sold as Majestic Giants Purple Blotch)

Viola
(sold as Majestic Giants Yellow Blotch)

Viola
(sold as Princess Purple & Gold)

Viola
(sold as Skippy Red & Yellow)

Viola
(sold as Skippy Yellow)

Viola
(sold as Sorbet Coconut Swirl)

Viola
(sold as Sorbet Face Purple)

Viola
(sold as penny violet beason)

Viola
(sold as violet flare)

Junonia coenia, the Common Buckeye, can be found in numerous states in every region of the country, not including Alaska or Hawaii.
Favorite nectar plants include: Achillea, Allium, Asclepias, Buddleja, Cephalanthus, Erigeron, Eriogonum, Lantana, Liatris, Rubus, Salvia, Stachytarpheta, Tithonia, and Vernonia
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

PD image courtesy of
Zygy