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- n. Plural form of foodplant.
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My current small yard has been brightened up with a few plants in pots but foodplants are currently limited to a few herbs and a grapevine.
All organisms must see or sense within their environment in relation to other objects; foodplants, mates, finding shelter, etc.
Oehlke also indicates: "Blueberry and huckleberry (Vaccinium), cherries (Prunus) and willows (Salix) are the favorites as larval foodplants.