Myth #3: Milkweed is only useful to monarchs.
This is just false. There are a number of species that use milkweed nectar and some will even eat various parts of the plant (like the milkweed bug!).
All in all, planting milkweed is a sure way to help save the monarch. So let?s spread milkweed and cut back on the myths. Find native milkweed seeds near you.
The blog was inspired by Milkweed misconceptions from Monarch Joint Venture
Additional References: Milkweed FAQs Conservation Practitioner?s GuideUSDA Milkweed
Posted by Danielle Brigida, USFWS