Butterfly Plants at My House

Common nameGenusspeciesLH = Larval host, N = Nectar plantDate installed 
Scarlet MilkweedAsclepiascurassavicaLH: Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Queen (Danaus gilippus), Soldier (Danaus eresimus)2010
Spanish Needles**BidensalbaLH: Dainty Sulphur (Nathalis iole)2010 and forever
Green Shrimp Plant**BlechumpyrimidatumLH: Malachite (Siproeta stelenes)2010
Bahama strongbarkBourreriasucculentaNMarch 2012hummingbirdmoth_20151013_1
Gumbo LimboBurserasimarubaLH: Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima)2010
Limber caperCapparisflexuosaLH: Great Southern White (Ascia monuste)*, Florida White (Appias drusilla)2010
CocoplumChrysobalanusicacoN2010
Coconut PalmCocosnuciferaLH: Monk Skipper (Asbolis capucinus)*n/a
Bloodberry, Butterfly SageCordiaglobosaN2010
BermudagrassCynodondactylonLH: Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minimus), Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)n/aGrass_flowers_labeled_20130522
Creeping ticktrefoil**DesmodiumincanumLH: Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus), Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus), Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes), Hoary Edge (Achalarus lyciades)n/a
Beach-creeperErnodealittoralisNMarch 2015
Strangler FigFicusaureaLH: Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus)n/a
Indian BlanketflowerGaillardiapulchellaN2011
CrabwoodGymnantheslucidaLH: Florida Purplewing (Eunica tatila)2010
FirebushHameliapatensN2010
Dune SunflowerHelianthusdebilisN2012
ScorpiontailHeliotropiumangiospermumNApril 2011
PeregrinaJatrophaintegerrimaNMarch 2015
Wild SageLantanainvolucrataNMarch 28, 2015
Virginia Pepperweed**LepidiumvirginicumLH: Checkered White (Pontia protodice), Great Southern White (Ascia monuste), Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)n/a
PowderpuffMimosastrigillosaLH: Little Yellow (Eurema lisa)*2012, 2015
Wax MyrtleMyricaceriferaLH: Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops)2011
Corkystem passionvinePassiflorasuberosaLH: Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)*, Zebra Heliconian (Heliconius charithonius)*, Julia Heliconian (Drya iulias)]April 2011
PassionvinePassifloraincarnataLH: Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)*, Zebra Heliconian (Heliconius charithonius)*2011
Florida BitterbushPicramniapentandraLH: Dina Yellow (Eurema dina)2013
Wild CoffeePsychotrianervosaN2011
Mexican Clover**RichardiagrandifloraNn/a
Wild PetuniaRuelliacaroliniensisN, LH: Common BuckeyeApril 4, 2015
Sabal PalmettoSabalpalmettoLH: Monk Skipper (Asbolis capucinus)*n/a
Tropical SageSalviacoccineaN2010
Bahama SennaSennamexicanaN, LH: SulphursApril 4, 2015
Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) caterpillar on host plant, Senna mexicana.

Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) caterpillar on host plant, Senna mexicana.

Common Fanpetals, Wireweed**SidaacutaLH: Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus), Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon istapa)*, Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis), White Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus albescens), Tropical Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)n/a
Blue PorterweedStachytarphetajamaicensisNMarch 28, 2015
St AugustinegrassStenotaphrumsecondatumLH: Carolina Satyr (Hermeuptychia sosybius), Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius), Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus), Whirlabout (Polites vibex)n/a
Frostweed, White CrownbeardVerbesinavirginicaN
CoontieZamiapumilaLH: Atala Hairstreak (Eumaeus atala)2014
Wild LimeZanthoxylumfagaraLH: Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)*2010
** = weedy; don't go out of your way to put these in.