Tag: Milkweed

Milkweed Bug

Milkweed bugs are Lygaeidae which are part of the family in the Hemiptera with more than 110 species in 4 subfamilies.  Many of the species feed on seeds, although some feed on sap 

Milkweed Plants

Milkweed Plants Milkweed plants are the only host plant for the Monarch butterfly caterpillar. The population of Monarchs is in decline. Many farmers in our area and through the midwest are setting land aside for...