Sunday, October 3, 2010

Gray hairstreak butterflies and many other beneficial insects use the tiny white flowers of smartweed for nectar and many species caterpillers eat the vegetation of the smartweed. Please see links below to read more

Please click on individual images to ENLARGE and widen view of October 3, 2010, photos from World Peace Wetland Prairie.
And see what one urban gardener has to say about smartweed.

Smartweed valuable to many butterflies and birds. To read more, please see the following smartweed link.

US Government site on Smartweed.

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