We have a fine patch of milkweed in the back yard that attracts & nourishes the Monarch butterfly fleet. One of the plants also attracted a dense aphid population:
They’re pretty much featureless orange blobs, although the one on the edge of the leaf at the upper right does show off its legs & antennae:
Where are the ladybugs when you need them?
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