Milkweed Species Beneficial to the Monarch Butterfly

The following links lead to the USDA PLANTS Database Profiles for the species.

Milkweeds Most Frequently Used by Monarch Butterflies in Eastern North America - USDA PLANTS Database Profiles

These species of milkweed are common in the eastern part of North America. Some of these species also occur in western North America.

Milkweeds Most Frequently Used by Monarchs in Western North America - USDA PLANTS Database Profiles

These species of milkweed are common in the western part of North America.