Retired botanist from South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (SDGFP) reported this sighting to me and asked me to report it. It's the first monarch in the area this year. It was on some emergent milkweed. Time to look for more.
Editor's Note: This sighting was reported by U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist.
Latitude: 44.3 Longitude: -100.1
Observed by: Charlene
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