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Papilio polyxenes

Common name: Black Swallowtail

Feeds on these plants:

Allium ampeloprasum ‘Leek’
(sold as Titan, Giant Musselburgh, Lancelot, Musselburgh, Large American Flag, American Flag )

Allium ampeloprasum
(sold as elephant garlic)

Allium cepa ‘Bunching Onions’
(sold as Red Baron, white/off white Bunching, Lisbon, Lisbon Winter Hardy, Evergreen white/off white)

Allium cepa ‘Pickling Onion’
(sold as Barletta)

Allium cepa ‘Red Onions’
(sold as Sweet Spanish Red, Southport red globe, Granex Red, red hamburger)

Allium cepa ‘Shallot’
(sold as Ambition, Armador, Cuisse de Poulet echalion, Matador)

Allium cepa ‘White Onion’
(sold as Bermuda White, Granex white, Snow white, Southport white, Sweet Spanish, Spanish)

Allium cepa ‘Yellow Onion’
(sold as Ailsa Craig, Rijnsburger, Sweet & Early, Fiesta, Candy Yellow, Ebenezer Yellow, Sweet Spanish Yellow, Bermuda Yellow, Texas Grano, Texas grano 1015y, Texas supersweet, Vidalia, Walla Walla, Granex Yellow)

Allium cyathophorum

Allium drummondii

Allium hypsistum

Allium ramosum

Allium sativum
(sold as California Early, California Late)

Allium schoenoprasum
(sold as Corsican, Grolau Forcing Chives, Polyvit, Prager, Staro)

Allium senescens

Allium siculum

Allium sikkimense

Allium sphaerocephalon

Allium splendens

Allium textile

Allium tricoccum

Allium tuberosum
(sold as Kobold a couper, mauve flowering form)

Allium unifolium

Allium ursinum

Allium wallichii

Asclepias angustifolia

Asclepias asperula

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Deep Red)

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Gold)

Asclepias fascicularis

Asclepias hallii

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias perennis

Asclepias purpurascens

Asclepias quadrifolia

Asclepias speciosa

Asclepias subulata

Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias viridiflora

Buddleja alternifolia

Buddleja colvilei

Buddleja crispa

Buddleja davidii

Buddleja davidii ‘Harlequin’

Buddleja davidii ‘Pink Delight’

Buddleja davidii
(sold as dwarf)

Buddleja lindleyana

Buddleja marrubifolia

Buddleja saligna

Buddleja salviifolia

Buddleja weyeriana 'honeycomb'

Buddleja x pikei

Buddleja x weyeriana

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Carduus acanthoides

Carduus nutans

Carduus pycnocephalus

Centaurea americana

Centaurea benedicta

Centaurea cyanus

Centaurea dealbata

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea montana

Centaurea nigra

Centaurea rothrockii

Centaurea solstitialis

(sold as Black Gem)

Cercis occidentalis

Cirsium altissimum
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium arvense
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium hilli
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium muticum
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium nuttalii
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium occidentale
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium species
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium vulgare
(sold as Thistle)

Daucus carota

Echinacea angustifolia

Echinacea paradoxa

Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea sanguinea

Echinacea tennesseensis

(sold as Big Sky Harvest Moon)

(sold as Big Sky Yellow)

Gazania hybrid

Gazania linearis

Gazania ‘Daybreak’

(sold as Chansonette)

Ipomopsis aggregata

Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus

Justicia brandegeana

Justicia californica

Justicia candicans

Justicia carnea

Justicia spicigera

Lantana camara
(sold as Carlos)

Lantana camara
(sold as Landmark Peach Sunrise)

Lantana camara
(sold as Landmark Pink Dawn)

Lantana hirta

Lantana hybrid
(sold as New Gold)

Lantana involucrata

Lantana montevidensis

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as Confetti)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as Lavender Trailing)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as New Gold)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as orange)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as white)

Lantana montevidensis
(sold as yellow)

Lantana ‘Silver Mound’

Liatris pycnostachya

Lilium formosanum

Lythrum salicaria

Mimosa pudica

Monarda didyma

Monarda fistulosa

Monarda punctata

Pentas species

Plumbago auriculata

Plumbago auriculata ‘Alba’

Rhododendron alabamense

Rhododendron ciliicalyx ssp. lyi

Rhododendron davidsonianum

Rhododendron edgeworthii ssp. edgeworthia

Rhododendron falconeri subsection falconera

Rhododendron floccigerum

Rhododendron galactinum subsection falconera

Rhododendron glanduliferum

Rhododendron groenlandicum

Rhododendron haematodes ssp. chaetomallum subsection neriiflora

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Alaska’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Dorothy Gish’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘George Lindley Taber’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Gumpo’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Hakata Shiro’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Phoeniceum’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Pink Lace’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Pride Of Dorking’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Red Sunset’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Rose Queen’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Satsuki Shugetsu’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group ‘Sweetheart Suprem’

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Avenir)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Billie Dee)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Brilliant)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Easter Parade)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Flamingo)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Garden Party)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Happy Days)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Ku Coral)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Mansaku)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Price)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Purple Passion)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Thundercloud)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as Very Berry)

Rhododendron hybrid, azalea group
(sold as White Lace)

Rhododendron impeditum
(sold as Dwarf Impeditum)

Rhododendron leucaspis ssp. boothia

Rhododendron neriflorum ssp. neriflorum

Rhododendron occidentale

Rhododendron pachytrichum ssp. maculifera

Rhododendron ponticum

Rhododendron ponticum
(sold as Variegatum)

Rhododendron rex

Rhododendron sidereum ssp. grandia

Rhododendron veitchianum ssp. maddenia

Rhododendron xanthostephanum ssp. tephropepla

Rhododendron ‘Anah Kruschke’

Rhododendron ‘Anna Rose Whitney’

Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’

Rhododendron ‘Cunningham's Blush’

Rhododendron ‘Daphnoides’

Rhododendron ‘Dora Amateis’

Rhododendron ‘Edith Bosley’

Rhododendron ‘Golden Gate’

Rhododendron ‘Goldflimmer’

Rhododendron ‘Lee's Dark Purple’

Rhododendron ‘Oceanlake’

Rhododendron ‘Pjm’

Rhododendron ‘Plm Elite’

Rhododendron ‘Purple Gem’

Rhododendron ‘Rocket’

Rhododendron ‘Virginia Richards’

Salvia africana-lutea

Salvia apiana

Salvia ballotiflora

Salvia blepharophylla

Salvia brandegei

Salvia buchananii

Salvia cacaliifolia

Salvia canariensis

Salvia chamaedryoides

Salvia chiapensis

Salvia cleveladii, or clevelandii

Salvia clevelandii

Salvia coahuilensis

Salvia coccinea ‘Brenthurst’

Salvia coccinea ‘Lady In Red’

Salvia coccinea
(sold as May Night)

Salvia coccinea
(sold as Rose Queen)

Salvia coccinea
(sold as Select Rose)

Salvia coerulea

Salvia confertiflora

Salvia discolor

Salvia dolomitica

Salvia elegans

Salvia elegans
(sold as Golden Delicious)

Salvia farinacea

Salvia fruticosa

Salvia fulgens

Salvia gesneriiflora

Salvia glechomifolia

Salvia greggii

Salvia greggii ‘Navajo Bright Red’

Salvia greggii ‘Navajo White’

Salvia greggii ‘Sierra San Antonio’

Salvia greggii
(sold as watermelon Autumn Sage pink)

Salvia hians

Salvia hybrid

Salvia indica

Salvia involucrata
(sold as El Cielo)

Salvia leucantha

Salvia leucantha ‘Santa Barbara’

Salvia leucophylla

Salvia longispicata

Salvia mellifera

Salvia mexicana

Salvia microphylla

Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’

Salvia microphylla
(sold as Bezerkeley)

Salvia microphylla
(sold as Rosita)

Salvia microphylla
(sold as ucb pink)

Salvia munzii

Salvia nemorosa

Salvia nemorosa ‘Sensation Rose’

Salvia nemorosa
(sold as Viola Klose)

Salvia officinalis ssp. lavandulifolia

Salvia officinalis

Salvia officinalis ‘Icterina’

Salvia officinalis ‘Purpurascens’

Salvia officinalis ‘Tricolor’

Salvia pachyphylla

Salvia patens

Salvia pozo blue

Salvia pratensis

Salvia regla

Salvia roemeriana

Salvia sclerea

Salvia sinaloensis

Salvia spathacea

Salvia species

Salvia splendens

Salvia splendens ‘Salsa Purple’

Salvia uliginosa

Salvia urica

Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’

Salvia viridis

Salvia wagneriana

Salvia x jamensis

Salvia x sylvestris

Salvia x sylvestris
(sold as Snowhill)

Salvia ‘Indigo Spires’

Salvia ‘Waverly’

(sold as Blue Victory)

(sold as Red Hot Sally)

(sold as Salsa Purple)

(sold as Verona)

Syringa pubescens ssp. microphylla

Syringa pubescens ssp. patula ‘Miss Kim’

Syringa vulgaris ‘Charles Joly’

Taraxacum officinale

Tithonia diversifolia

Tithonia rotundifolia

Tropaeolum majus

Tropaeolum majus
(sold as Alaska Mix)

Verbena bonariensis

Verbena hastata

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Quartz scarlet)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Purple & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Red & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Sky Blue & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Tapien Pink)

Verbena lilacina

Verbena rigida 'polaris'

Verbena rigida polaris

Verbena rigida

Verbena stricta

Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’

(sold as Aztec Cherry Red)

(sold as Aztec Light Pink)

(sold as Aztec Pearl)

(sold as Aztec Raspberry)

(sold as Aztec White Magic)

(sold as Babylon Deep Pink)

(sold as Sparkler Purple & White)

(sold as Sparkler Sky Blue & White)

(sold as Tukana White)

(sold as x hybrida Taylortown Red)

Vernonia noveboracensis

Papilio polyxenes, the Black Swallowtail, can be found in nearly all US states.
Favorite nectar plants include: Allium, Asclepias, Buddleja, Lantana, Liatris, Lilium, Pentas, Sylvia, Taraxacum, Tithonia, Verbena, and Vernonia
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11