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Tropical Milkweed and Monarch Butterflies

Informative Blog Post summarizing research on Tropical Milkweed effects on Monarch Butterflies and Caterpillars

What is OE?


An in depth blog post written with facts and figures, numerous references digging into the science of the relationships between monarchs and tropical milkweed

Scientific publication detailing research on various Asclepias spp and their effects on monarch size and migration.

Article published discussing the high amounts of cardenolides found on Tropical Milkweed


Q&A style article discussing monarch and migration and OE related to Tropical Milkweed


Article discussing migration, OE, and cardenolides in relation to Tropical Milkweed and Monarch Butterflies

Summary of research pointing towards Tropical Milkweed effecting metabolism and migration of Monarchs


Tropical Milkweed causing year-round breeding

Opinion piece on planting more than just milkweed for monarchs.

Article discussing research on cardenolides in Tropical Milkweed.

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