Native milkweeds (Asclepias spp.) are important for monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) caterpillars and assist a variety of pollinators with their plentiful nectar. By including milkweeds in gardens, landscaping, wildlife habitat restoration initiatives, and native revegetation efforts, you may present breeding habitat for monarchs as well as a useful nectar source for butterflies, bees, and different helpful insects. As a part of our Project Milkweed, we’ve got created this complete nationwide listing of milkweed seed vendors to assist you discover sources of seed. To study more about monarch butterflies and how one can participate in conservation efforts, please visit the Xerces Society’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation page or the Monarch Joint Venture webpage. Milkweed seed is at present unavailable in several areas of the country. If you do not obtain any results whenever you search by state, we haven’t learned of any milkweed vendors located there. Please search other states in your area for distributors who may carry local ecotype seed that is appropriate for planting in your area.

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