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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Autumn wildflowers reprise

Another post of wildflowers from the middle Georgia sandhills... I sometimes read about how flowers are a rare commodity in the Autumn, and I've always had a lot of flowers in my Autumn gardens.

ageratina altissima

eupatorium coelestinum (algeratum)


salvia azurea

cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae)

camphorweed (Heterotheca subaxillaris)

Monarda punctata

Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) visits turk's cap hibiscus (malvaviscus arboreus) above and salvia microphylla below.

Monarch and gulf fritillary share Miss Huff (lantana) blooms

American Ladies on narrow-leaved sunflowers (helianthus angustifolius)

Narrow leaved sunflowers in the meadow with little bluestem and goldenrods.


Monday, October 1, 2012

Wildflowers and Butterflies

American Painted Lady and Dalea Pinnata 

Honey bee and Bumble bee with Dalea Pinnata

Wasp pollinator

Coupla skippers

 The agalinis pupurea are putting on a very nice show.

 My drive-way

Sulphur butterfly visits the agalinis.

 Monarch imatator....
Viceroy butterfly enjoying an over-ripe pear

 Patch of switch grass

 Helianthus Angustifolius

 Hibiscus sabdariffa

Very dark gulf fritillary...


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