e_moon60 (e_moon60) wrote,
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Fall Beauties

Lovely clear, somewhat breezy day.   So I took the camera out...

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Bumblebee on Liatris or Blazing Star

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Tiger Swallowtail on Maximilian Sunflower

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American Snout Butterfly & unk. to left of it, shadowed

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Rain Lily with tiny unknown insect

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Lots of Liatris out there

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Same butterfly on two different Maximilian Sunflower plants, both plants swaying in the wind.

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Eryngo, the other showy purple fall flower
Current tallgrasses in the propagation garden are Big Bluestem, Indiangrass, Lindheimer Muhly, Switchgrass, and Eastern Gamagrass.  We also have some shorter, mid-grass species in there and elsewhere on the place.

Tags: butterflies, insects, wildflowers, wildlife
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