Black Swallowtails lay eggs on Parsley and plants of the carrot family. They nectar on phlox, milkweed, Hesperis and Mexican Sunflower. One of the largest and most spectacular butterflies, it is found in most of southern Canada. Heart-leafed Alexanders is the preferred host plant in Manitoba.
Black Swallowtail | Cabbage White | Monarch
Mourning Cloak | Red Admiral | Silver Skipper | Silvery Blue
Skipper | Sulphur | Tawny Crescent | Tiger Swallowtail | Vanessa | White Admiral
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