Butterfly ~ Monarch

Greeting Cards

Kimberly Chadwick

Marana, United States

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Sizing Information

Small Greeting Card Large Greeting Card Postcard
4" x 6" 5" x 7.5" 4" x 6"


  • Custom printed for pretty much every special thing there is
  • Digitally printed cards on heavyweight stock
  • Uncoated blank interior provides a superior writing surface
  • Each card comes with a kraft envelope for mailing or gifting


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Artist's Description

Tucson, AZ
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The monarch is known throughout North America for its vast migrations and communal winter roostings, as well as its poisonous properties and resulting mimicry by the vicery. The strength of its poison varies by individual, between sexes, and among populations, depending upon which milkweed has been ingested.

To send chemical messages to females, males have pronounced black spots, or scent pouches on their hind wings and elongated hairs called hair-pencils on their abdomens.

Though not abundant in the Southwest, there are pockets of breeding monarchs where milkweeds are available. More people see monarchs during their 3,000-mile fall-migration southward from Canada than at any other time of the year. The monarchs’ strong flight, which averages around ten miles per hour, enables them to evade predators relatively easily.

Artwork Comments

  • Trish Meyer
  • Kimberly Chadwick
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