Endangered pollinators and their habitats is the theme of the 2019 Pollinator Partnership poster that is available to order at https://www.pollinator.org/shop/posters. The poster includes pollinator species that are at risk and listed as federally endangered or threatened.

Endangered-Pollinator-Poster-2019

Associated with the butterflies, moths, bees, birds, bats and one fly 1 are the plants that are important for their survival. We thought it would be helpful to show you some of those plants from our Plants Map community that have been documented at public landscapes or available from a resource on Plants Map.  

St. Francis’ Satyr Butterfly – Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed) – available from Rare Roots (Virginia)

St. Francis’ Satyr Butterfly – Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed) – available from Prairie Nursery (Wisconsin)   

Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly – Camassia quamash (common camas) – available from Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, Virginia

Myrtle’s Silverspot Butterfly – Erigeron glaucus ‘Wayne Roderick’ (seaside daisy) – Gateway Science Museum, California State University, CA

Pawnee Montane Skipper – Liatris pycnostachya (prairie blazing star) – Quail Hollow Park, Omaha, NE

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee – Ratibida pinnata (yellow coneflower ) – Park Ridge Green Team, New Jersey

Western Bumble Bee – Solidago canadensis (Canada goldenrod) – Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, Washington

Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (blue porterweed) – University of Central Florida, Orlanda, FL

Yucca Moth – Yucca glauca (great plains yucca) – City of Longmont, Colorado