Babs Young writes: Here’s a Monarch butterfly but I have no idea the identity of the plant. Well now. I happen to know some people who love a challenge. But before we put you to work, you get to see the photo. It’s only fair.
You can click on the image for a really big version. Then you can consult your favorite wildflower guides in an effort to figure out what the plant is. I will give you a head start. It is not a commoner. Have fun.