It is feasting on goldenrod nectar. The assumption that monarchs only feast on milkweed plants is only partially true--it is the larva subsist solely on milkweed leaves.
- Goldenrod and Lake Michigan
- (Photo) Mourning cloak butterfly
- (Photo) Female black swallowtail
- (Photo) Pearl crescent butterfly
- (Photo) Common buckeye butterfly
- American painted lady butterfly
- Tiger swallowtail and thistle