Milkweed Bug

October 29, 2015

Milkweed plants are host to more than just Monarch larvae. Many types of insects make their living on milkweed, including the beautiful Large Milkweed Bug.  You should not be alarmed by the appearance of these “true bugs”, as they are a sure sign of a healthy milkweed garden!

Large Milkweed Bug - Oncopeltus fasciatus
Large Milkweed Bug – Oncopeltus fasciatus

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