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Old 07-10-2015, 10:14 PM   #3
dapjwy
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INot sure that I'm out looking enough to make an accurate comparison. However, I must say that I've not noticed MA y bumblebees--well, early in the spring I saw some, but now I'm not seeing many at all. I did notice one recently. Perhaps I don't have much to offer them right now, but soon my meadowsweet will start blooming--we'll see what pollinators they attract.

The butterflyweed on the other hand, has a lot of (spangled? ) butterflies and another species or two. Sorry, my butterfly identification skills are lacking. Just last week, I was noticing there seemed to be more of each species I was seeing, and a couple of solitary individuals of a new-to-my-yard species. However, I'm still not noticing bumblebees or monarchs coming to the butterfly weed.
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