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Bermuda Grass for Skippers

While I’ve always heard that bermuda grass is a host plant for some skippers, I’ve never seen them lay eggs on it – until today. Below is a picture of an egg which was laid before my eyes as I was working in the yard.

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Skippers and Bermuda Grass

Already, I’m getting at least 10 skippers a day in my garden. I fairly sure most of them use my Bermuda grass as a host plant. It’s a bit invasive, but Roundup will keep it in place.



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