Larval host plants are very important. Oaks, for example, rank number one because they are host to 346 different species of butterflies and moths. This list applies to Jefferson County, Kentucky. Oaks, 346 Plum & cherry, 290 Willow, 239 Birch, 223 Maple & box elder, 205 Hickory, pecan, pignut, bitternut […]

Butterfly host plants, ranked by performance