Tulip Poplar
Host Tree for Butterflies

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Poplar tree Liriodendron tulipifera

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus
Butterfly Host or Larval Food Plant.

Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly egg <br/>on Poplar leaf (Liriodendron tulipifera).

Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus butterfly egg
on Poplar leaf Liriodendron tulipifera
Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly caterpiller<br/> on Poplar leaf (Liriodendron tulipifera).

Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus butterfly caterpillar
on Poplar leaf Liriodendron tulipifera.

Botanical Name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides or Plumbago sp.

Common Names: Poplar, Tulip Tree

Plant type: Tree

Light: Full sun




Soil: Average soil


Note: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly Papilio glaucus, butterfly Host or Larval Food

Egg Note: Eggs are small smooth green balls laid normally on the top side of the leaf.

Caterpillar: Young caterpillars are black and white. Older caterpillars are green.