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"Taina Litwak, CMI" <[log in to unmask]>
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Hi Gretchen/All-  Tiger swallowtail? when are the adults swallowtails  
feeding in relation to when the azaleas bloom.  What dates does it  
flower in NY?

Flowering Phenologies in a Shrub Community: Competition and ...
by B Rathcke - 1988 - Cited by 64 - Related articles
Only four shrub species were specialized for pollinator type. Kalmia  
latifolia and. Rhododendron viscosum were pollinated only by  
bumblebees. R. viscosum ...

Might try :

Status of Pollinators in North America
National Research Council. Committee on the Status of Pollinators in  
North America.

Presents role, importance, and status of pollinators; causes of  
decline and potential threats; effects of variations in pollinator  
populations on pollination services; monitoring and maintaining  
pollinators and pollination services; findings; recommendations. Book  
can be purchased online; executive summary can be downloaded free.

Yikes.  Not easy finding specifics on this one Gretchen!  If you had  
no time crunch, wait till they flower and stake out a patch and see.


Taina Litwak, CMI
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