Detail: Return

But today's descendant has survived deserts of asphalt and a minefield of insecticide. After a wind-tossed flight across Lake Superior, she may land tattered upon the bedrock of the Canadian Shield. Before she dies, the ragged migrant must struggle to find enough milkweed plants so that she can lay only one of her many eggs on each plant. Thus a very special relationship begins...

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Milkweed Patch: An Installation by Debbie O'Rourke