Showy milkweed defends itself from grazers by secreting a sticky latex when leaves are broken and is also poisonous to many animals. However, there are a few insects that have adapted in harmony with these plants. In this edited video produced by McClatchy Courtesy Yosemite National Park
Showy milkweed defends itself from grazers by secreting a sticky latex when leaves are broken and is also poisonous to many animals. However, there are a few insects that have adapted in harmony with these plants. In this edited video produced by McClatchy Courtesy Yosemite National Park

Monarchs, bees and other insects take over Yosemite milkweed fields

July 13, 2017 11:58 AM