Pollinator observations on MilkweedEmily Mohl
Monarch butterfly + Ant on milkweed
Skipper on milkweed
Swallowtail on milkweed
All photos courtesy of Diane Angell, taken as part of a bumblebee study.
These photos are of various butterfly species, but we don’t think butterflies are the best pollinators of milkweed because their legs are too skinny to really transfer pollinia well.