Guess who came to dinner?

On my walk in the park this afternoon, I stopped at a bench beside the trail and scattered a little buffet for the birds, but guess who came to dinner...and beat the birds to it. I had to dig into my pocket and replenish the supply for the other little birds.

Not your average weed

Milkweed is a gourmet meal for the caterpillar and is reportedly edible by humans too. I won't be adding it to my menu anytime soon, but I may plant some in the garden for the monarchs. More interesting info about milkweed