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Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Butterfly Garden - Alviso, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 26.365 W 121° 57.583
10S E 592025 N 4144128
Quick Description: A butterfly garden at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge's environmental center.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/29/2010 11:50:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM8Y5Q
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 5

Long Description:
The butterfly garden stretches along a trail at the refuge. The garden is next to the environmental center. Some of the flora in the garden are sticky monkeyflower and mugwort.

A plaque reads: "The planting of this butterfly garden was made possible by the generous donation and installation of drip irrigation by Intel Corporations"

Another information sign reads: "Butterfly and Plants: an ancient relationship. Many butterfly caterpillars eat part of specificplant leaves and stems before they become adults. As adults, butterflies drink nectar and seek particular plants upon which they lay their eggs." Next to this a a match quiz for children to identify the butterfly species with the plant nectar they drink.
Address: 1751 Grand Blvd Alviso, CA 95002

Types of Flora: Sticky Monkeyflower, mugwort

Parking?: Not Listed

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