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Another cause of their decline is the diminishing supply of milkweed.
Emerging from the woods, Shull stopped to watch a newborn monarch butterfly on a milkweed plant, slowly moving its wings up and down in the sunlight before attempting its first flight.
His plantings included several varieties of milkweed, the preferred food of monarch caterpillars.
Growers who let milkweed run rampant have long been considered poor farmers.
Monarch butterflies across North America have been dissapearing at an alarming rate due in part to the loss of their primary food source, milkweed.
Thousands of monarchs had already left Stroud Preserve’s milkweed meadows and were on their winter migration routes to Mexico.
Giant milkweed, equally drought resistant, is also a good choice.
To help them do that, the committee distributed milkweed seeds at the village's Arbor Day observance in April, at International Migratory Bird Day in May and at the Hales Corners National Night Out in August.
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