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Monarch MaMa wrote:The following information may be difficult to believe but farmers can now kill ALL the milkweed in their fields with the herbicide Roundup. I'm glad to have found this forum to alert people of another procedure that may be wiping out our monarchs.
Wow, do you know what species of wild milkweed that was? I was not aware that wild milkweeds are still green in the Houston area in mid-summer. I heard they typically go dormant by then.texas butterfly wrote:On the other hand, as I was driving this evening near a railroad:
I was pleased with as much milkweed and other flowers growing along the road way and the railroad.
Mona Miller wrote:The long purple flowers could possibly be liatris (blazing star).
There are many varieties of this. Monarchs and other butterflies love to nectar this. Plant species only because some of the cultivars don't have very much nectar.
Mona Miller wrote: All of your pictures are photoshopped. I'd like to hear from some real people in those areas.
Mona Miller wrote:Take a chill pill. We have better things to do that look or listen to your nonsense. Look up nonsense.
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