7 Backyard Butterflies

Don't just wing it—find out what's flying around in your garden.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Butterfly Wonderland

Photo By: Image courtesy of Butterfly Wonderland

Photo By: Image courtesy of Buttefly Wonderland

Photo By: Image courtesy of Butterfly Wonderland

Photo By: Image courtesy of Butterfly Wonderland

Photo By: Image courtesy of Butterfly Wonderland

Photo By: Image courtesy of Butterfly Wonderland

Spicebush Swallowtail

This Spicebush Swallowtail gets its fill at America's largest butterfly pavilion, Scottsdale, Arizona's Butterfly Wonderland (butterflywonderland.com). The state-of-the-art facility opened in May.

Zebra Swallowtail

The Zebra Swallowtail is the official state butterfly of Tennessee, but can be found across the United States.

Monarch

This monarch makes its home with thousands of other butterflies from around the world in the rainforest atrium at Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

Despite its name, the Canadian Tiger Swallowtail is often found in the beautiful backyards of northern Wisconsin.

Buckeye

When the Buckeye's wings are closed it can appear drab, but its wings open to display distinctive markings.

Yellow Swallowtail

Found throughout North America, female yellow swallowtails resemble the poisonous Pipeline butterfly.

Monarch Meal

Flowering plants like lantana, plus sweet almond verbena and plumeria, are part of the free room and board monarchs like this receive at Butterfly Wonderland.

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