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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
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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....

Mastor aesculapius

Common name: Lace-winged Roadside Skipper

Feeds on these plants:

Ageratum houstonianum
(sold as Hawaii Blue)

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

Arctostaphylos andersonii

Arctostaphylos bakeri ssp. bakeri

Arctostaphylos bakeri ‘Louis Edmonds’

Arctostaphylos canescens

Arctostaphylos columbiana

Arctostaphylos densiflora
(sold as Emerald Carpet)

Arctostaphylos densiflora
(sold as Howard McMinn)

Arctostaphylos edmundsii

Arctostaphylos glandulosa

Arctostaphylos glauca

Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hearstiorum

Arctostaphylos hookeri

Arctostaphylos hooveri

Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans

Arctostaphylos manzanita

Arctostaphylos nevadensis

Arctostaphylos nummularia

Arctostaphylos obispoensis

Arctostaphylos pajaroensis ‘Warren’

Arctostaphylos patula

Arctostaphylos pumila

Arctostaphylos purissima

Arctostaphylos rudis

Arctostaphylos stanfordiana ssp. stanfordiana

Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. rosei

Arctostaphylos tomentosa

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Arctostaphylos x repens

Arctostaphylos
(sold as aff. Purissima)

Asclepias angustifolia

Asclepias asperula

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Deep Red)

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Gold)

Asclepias fascicularis

Asclepias hallii

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias perennis

Asclepias purpurascens

Asclepias quadrifolia

Asclepias speciosa

Asclepias subulata

Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias viridiflora

Baptisia alba

Baptisia australis

Bidens alba

Bidens artistosa

Bidens ferulifolia

Bidens ferulifolia
(sold as Yellow Empire)

Bidens pilosa

Bidens polylepis

Brassica juncea

Brassica napus ‘Napobrassica Group’
(sold as Long Island Improved)

Brassica napus ‘Napobrassica Group’
(sold as altasweet)

Brassica napus ‘Napobrassica Group’
(sold as laurentian)

Brassica napus ‘Napobrassica Group’
(sold as pike)

Brassica napus ‘Napobrassica Group’
(sold as red chief)

Brassica nigra

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Flowering red)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Flowering white)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Georgia Southern)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Lacinato Rainbow)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Lacinato)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Morris Heading)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Vates)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as White Russian)

Brassica oleracea ‘Acephala Group’
(sold as Winterbor)

Brassica oleracea ‘Alboglabra Group’
(sold as Kailaan)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Andes)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Brocoverde)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Candid Charm)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Chartreuse Hybrid II)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Green Goddess Hybrid)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Ravella)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Self-Blanche)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Serrano)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Snow Crown)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Snow Grace)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Snow King)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Snowball)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Violet Queen Hybrid)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as Violet Queen)

Brassica oleracea ‘Botrytis Group’
(sold as White Corona)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Alcosa)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Charmant)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Cheers)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Danish Ball Head)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Deadon)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Derby Day)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Dynamo)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Early Jersey Wakefield)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Golden Acre)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as King Cole)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Red Express)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Red Meteor)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Rubicon)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Ruby Ball)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Savoy Express)

Brassica oleracea ‘Capitata Group’
(sold as Savoy King)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Bubbles)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Jade Cross E)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Jade Cross)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Long Island Improved)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Oliver)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Prince Marvel)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Royal Marvel)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Rubine Red)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gemmifera Group’
(sold as Valiant)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Blaro)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Early Purple Vienna)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Early White Vienna)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Express Forcer)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Grand Duke)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Kolpak)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Rapid)

Brassica oleracea ‘Gongylodes Group’
(sold as Triumph)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Arcadia)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Calabria)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Castle Dome)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Cruiser)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Dia Green)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Diplomat)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Early Purple)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Galleon)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Green Comet)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Green Goliath)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Green Magic)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Italian Green)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Packman)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Purple Peacock)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Purple Sprouting Late)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Small Miracle)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Spigariello Liscia)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Waltham)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Windsor)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as Zamboni)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as everest)

Brassica oleracea ‘Italica Group’
(sold as umpqua)

Brassica rapa

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Canton Dwarf Taiteki)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Canton Dwarf)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as China Express)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Chinese Pak Choi Green)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Joi Choi)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Mei Quing Choi)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Pak-choy green)

Brassica rapa ‘Chinensis Group’
(sold as Taisai)

Brassica rapa ‘Napobrassica Group’
(sold as American purple top)

Brassica rapa ‘Pekinensis Group’
(sold as Minuet)

Brassica rapa ‘Perviridis Group’
(sold as Komatsuna)

Brassica rapa ‘Perviridis Group’
(sold as Mibuna Green Spray)

Brassica rapa ‘Perviridis Group’
(sold as Tah Tsai)

Brassica rapa ‘Perviridis Group’
(sold as mizuna)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as Golden Ball)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as Market Express)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as Oasis)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as Purple Top)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as Seven Top greens)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as Tokyo Cross)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as alltop)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as gilfeather)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as just right)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as purple top white globe)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as royal crown)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as scarlet queen)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as shogoin)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as topper)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as white knight)

Brassica rapa ‘Rapa Group’
(sold as white lady)

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

Ceanothus americanus

Ceanothus arboreus

Ceanothus cuneatus ssp. rigidus

Ceanothus cuneatus

Ceanothus dentatus

Ceanothus gloriosus

Ceanothus griseus

Ceanothus griseus ‘Yankee Point’

Ceanothus hearstiorum

Ceanothus impressus

Ceanothus impressus
(sold as Vandenberg)

Ceanothus integerrimus

Ceanothus oliganthus

Ceanothus papillosus

Ceanothus prostratus

Ceanothus purpureus

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

Ceanothus x pallidus ‘Marie Simon’

Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’

Ceanothus ‘Diamond Heights’

Ceanothus ‘Julia Phelps’

Ceanothus
(sold as papillosus)

Centaurea americana

Centaurea benedicta

Centaurea cyanus

Centaurea dealbata

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea montana

Centaurea nigra

Centaurea rothrockii

Centaurea solstitialis

Centaurea
(sold as Black Gem)

Centrosema virginianum

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cirsium altissimum
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium arvense
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium hilli
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium muticum
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium nuttalii
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium occidentale
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium species
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium vulgare
(sold as Thistle)

Clethra alnifolia

Echinacea angustifolia

Echinacea paradoxa

Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea sanguinea

Echinacea tennesseensis

Echinacea
(sold as Big Sky Harvest Moon)

Echinacea
(sold as Big Sky Yellow)

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

Eupatorium cannabinum

Eupatorium capillifolium

Eupatorium fistulosum

Eupatorium maculatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium serotinum

Eupatorium wrightii

Geranium cinereum

Geranium himalayense

Geranium incanum

Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Ingwerson's Variety’

Geranium maculatum

Geranium maculatum

Geranium maderense

Geranium palustre

Geranium pyrenaicum

Geranium sessiliflorum

Geranium species

Geranium subcaulescens

Geranium sylvaticum ‘Birch Lilac’

Geranium x cantabrigiense

Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’

Geranium ‘Tiny Monster’

Geranium
(sold as Arctic Red)

Geranium
(sold as Attar of Roses)

Geranium
(sold as Bright Lavender)

Geranium
(sold as Bright Lilac Imp)

Geranium
(sold as Chocolate Candy)

Geranium
(sold as Dark Lavender)

Geranium
(sold as Dark Red)

Geranium
(sold as Happy Thoughts)

Geranium
(sold as Hot Coral)

Geranium
(sold as Ivy Burgundy Ice)

Geranium
(sold as Ivy Peppermint)

Geranium
(sold as Ivy Sofie Cascade)

Geranium
(sold as Ivy Tutti Frutti)

Geranium
(sold as Light Pink)

Geranium
(sold as Rose)

Geranium
(sold as Rozanne)

Geranium
(sold as Strawberry Sizzle)

Geranium
(sold as Survivor Neon Violet)

Geranium
(sold as Zonal Patriot Salmon Chic)

Geranium
(sold as Zonal Red)

Geranium
(sold as Zonal variegated)

Geranium
(sold as Zonal white)

Geranium
(sold as white)

Gomphrena globosa

Helenium autumnale

Hosta sieboldiana var. sieboldiana

Hosta ‘Big Daddy’

Hosta ‘Sum & Substance’

Houstonia caerulea

Houstonia species

Ipomoea batatas

Ipomoea cairica

Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa

Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea purpurea
(sold as Tickle Me Pink)

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’

Liatris ligulistylis

Liatris mucronata

Liatris punctata

Liatris pycnostachya

Liatris spicata

Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’

Lobelia angulata

Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis ‘Queen Victoria’

Lobelia dunni

Lobelia erinus
(sold as Blue Splash)

Lobelia hybrid ‘Compliment Deep Red’

Lobelia hybrid
(sold as Laguna Pink)

Lobelia laxiflora

Lobelia siphilitica

Lobelia tupa

Lobelia x speciosa

Lobelia x speciosa
(sold as Fan Deep Red)

Lythrum salicaria

Melanthera nivea

Monarda didyma

Monarda fistulosa

Monarda punctata

Nothoscordum bivalve

Ocimum basilicum

Ocimum kilimandscharicum basilicum

Ocimum tenuiflorum

Passiflora incarnata

Pentas species

Pluchea odorata

Pontederia cordata

Prunella grandiflora ‘Loveliness’

Prunella laciniata

Prunella vulgaris

Rubus armeniacus

Rubus fruticosus

Rubus idaeus

Rubus parviflorus

Rubus rolfei

Rubus ursinus

Rubus vitifolius ssp. ursinus

Rubus vitifolius

Rudbeckia laciniata

Sagittaria latifolia

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

Silphium laciniatum

Taraxacum officinale

Tithonia diversifolia

Tithonia rotundifolia

Trifolium hybridum

Trifolium incarnatum

Trifolium pratense

Trifolium repens

Trifolium repens
(sold as Atropurpureum)

Trifolium rubens

Verbena bonariensis

Verbena hastata

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Quartz scarlet)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Purple & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Red & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Sky Blue & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Tapien Pink)

Verbena lilacina

Verbena rigida 'polaris'

Verbena rigida polaris

Verbena rigida

Verbena stricta

Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Cherry Red)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Light Pink)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Pearl)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Raspberry)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec White Magic)

Verbena
(sold as Babylon Deep Pink)

Verbena
(sold as Sparkler Purple & White)

Verbena
(sold as Sparkler Sky Blue & White)

Verbena
(sold as Tukana White)

Verbena
(sold as x hybrida Taylortown Red)

Verbesina encelioides

Verbesina virginica

Vernonia noveboracensis

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)

Vitex agnus-castus

Mastor aesculapius, the Lace-winged Roadside Skipper, can be found in TX,LA,MS,AL,GA,FL,SC,NC,AR,MO,OK,TN,KY,OH, and VA.
Favorite nectar plants include: Ageratum houstonianum, Allium, Asclepias, Baptisia, Bidens, Buddleja, Ceanothus, Cirsium, Erigeron, Lantana, Liatris, Lobelia, Pentas, Rubus, Taraxacum, Tithonia, Verbena, and Vernonia
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11