The Ecosystem of a Milkweed Patch
This colorful book explores how a milkweed patch grows, what insects thrive there, and how Monarch butterflies depend on the milkweed in many ways. All four seasons in a milkweed patch are detailed with a scientific vocabulary that is accessible to the reader through clear descriptions and a full glossary.
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adult animal for food ants aphids Bees Birds bites bloom body bunch catch the wind colors tell Common milkweed Crab spiders hide crawls depend drink nectar eat the leaves eggs feed on milkweed female float ground Honeybees honeydew hunted insects Inset Left Inset Right Inside jumping keep the number Ladybug larvae leaf legs living things looks male Milkweed beetles Milkweed bugs milkweed flowers milkweed grows milkweed leaves milkweed patch milkweed plants grow Milkweed seeds Milkweed stems milkweed's pollen sacs mite monarch butterflies Monarch caterpillars monarch's bright colors Monarchs taste Nonliving things pairs parachute pink pistil plants need pods poisonous powder predators prey produce pupa roots runners scent seedpods seeds begin silk silky Small Ecosystems soil source of food spring sprout stage stay alive stem suck juices summer survive sweet liquid sweet substance tall taste bitter tiny shoot trap warning Wherever white juice white liquid wings winter