Butterflies Like Wide Buffer Strips with Tall Native Grasses and
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If you want more species of butterflies in your filter strips and other grass buffers, make the buffers wider and plant tall native grasses and broad leaf plants. That’s a key finding of a southwestern Minnesota study on butterfly use of conservation buffers.
Diane M. Debinski and William L. Hohman. "Butterflies Like Wide Buffer Strips with Tall Native Grasses and Broadleaf Plants" Agricultural Wildlife Conservation Center Project (2007)