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New Discovery: Azalea Relies on Butterflies For Survival!


  It was recently discovered that butterflies play yet another important role! The majestic butterfly has been linked to pollination of the flame azalea. β€œIn order for a plant to reproduce, a pollinator β€” usually an insect β€” has to … Continue reading

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Butterflies love the Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)


Scientific name: Buddleja History: A seventeenth-century amateur botanist named Reverend Adam Buddle was honored when the first butterfly bush reached England in1774. Though most of today’s plants have Chinese ancestors, this plant came from Chile. This flower is most commonly … Continue reading

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