Easter Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
Butterfly Size: 2 1/2 – 4 1/2″
Habitats: Deciduous broadleaf woods, forest edges, river valleys, parks, and suburbs
Plants for the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
- Tulip-poplar leaves
- Black Cherry leaves
- Sweet Bay Magnolia leaves
- Birch leaves
- Ash leaves
- Cottonwood leaves
Nectar of flowers from a variety of plants including:
- wild cherry
- Milkweed (Asclepias)
- Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium)
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