To sex the Painted Lady

George Andrushko andrushk at
Thu Jul 9 00:54:50 EDT 1998

> No, they don't lay only on thistles.  I have had them on hollyhocks and
> mallow.  

I've found larvae on burdock and also on a plant that looks like mallow
but isn't. The leaves are very similar to mallow but are heavier.
Actually the plant is quite different when comparing it to mallow. I
should try to identify it, it might be interesting. 

George Andrushko
Harrisville, Utah
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