Cooper's or Sharp-shinned?
Forewing length ~10 mm
Half an inch long. Is it possible to get this to genus?
Body length ~8 mm
Shell ~3-4 mm diameter
So many of these having a fun afternoon despite the rain.
Local name - Pink eupatorium. Uncommon in Blackland Forests. Previous scientific name - Eupatorium incarnatum.
Local name - Texas aster. Common in Blackland Forests. First blooms of 2015 seen on May 12.
Local name - Purple meadow-rue. Uncommon in Blackland forests.
Local name - Chinese privet. Introduced plant. In TexasInvasives.org
Local names - Old plainsman, Woolly white. Common in area meadows.
Local name - Rabbit tobacco. Common in area meadows and disturbed areas. Newer scientific bane - Diaperia prolifera,
Local name - Golden alexanders. Common in Blackland forests.
Local names - Chinese pistache. Introduced plant. In TexasInvasives.org
Local name - False mint. Common in Blackland forests.