Monarch depositing egg at the base of whorled milkweed plant stems; the stems are emerging following a 072021 maintenance mowing. This monarch would lay eggs within the Bermuda grass matrix then fly to a few whorled milkweed flowering stems at the edge of the Rio Grande to nectar.
Las Cruces, NM
Latitude: 32.3 Longitude: -106.8
Observed by: James
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