The Swallowtail -- A Beautiful Butterfly

Written by Christi Vega

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Pipevine Swallowtails are usually blackish in color. Their caterpillars eat pipe vines, aristolochias, which are woody vines with sharp smelling roots. This food makes most of these butterflies not very tasty to most predators. North American species includerepparttar Blue Swallowtail andrepparttar 149961 Gold Rim.

Zebra Swallowtails are aptly named for their color, which resembles that of a zebra, white with black stripes. There are only two members of this group in North Americarepparttar 149962 Zebra andrepparttar 149963 Dark Zebra Swallowtail. You’ll find their caterpillars on pawpaws and other members ofrepparttar 149964 Asimina species. Because of this very specialized host plant,repparttar 149965 Zebra numbers have dropped rapidly in recent years.

Have you seen a swallowtail recently?

Christi Vega is the author of "The Joy and Serenity of Creating A Butterfly Garden". Go to to learn how you can create a beautiful garden that attracts these marvel winged creatures to your home. You may reprint this article in its entirety as long as the resource box is included.

Finding a Flower Bulb Company

Written by Dave Lavinsky

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In searching for flower bulbs, you can also look to local stores. Department stores, such as Wal-Mart, often sell flower bulbs. Home improvement stores also sell flower bulbs. Often, local nurseries and landscape supply stores arerepparttar best source for flower bulbs. With these stores, unlike online distributors, you can inspectrepparttar 149821 bulbs. In this way you know that you are getting healthy, firm, and blemish-free bulbs.

No matter what company you choose, there is bound to be a variety of flower bulbs to suit your taste.

Flower Bulbs Info provides detailed information on wholesale, discount, spring, summer, and fall flower bulbs for sale, flower bulb catalog and company information, and advice on planting flower bulbs. Flower Bulbs Info is the sister site of Flower Delivery Web.

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