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Nodding Thistle Carduus nutans

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 19, 2015 11:39 AM CDT

Description

While this is growing in the garden, it certainly was not planted.

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jimlenox

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

My dill plant has its first guest.

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jimlenox

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

My cultivate Milkweeds have a guest munching away.

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Narrow-waisted Hymenopterans Suborder Apocrita

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 15, 2015 01:22 PM CDT

Description

On Orange Milkweed

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American water frogs Genus Lithobates

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 17, 2015 01:14 PM CDT

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Green milkweed Asclepias viridis

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 16, 2015 05:20 PM CDT

Description

100's of milkweeds growing in a vacant lot about 4 acres in size.

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 16, 2015 05:23 PM CDT

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Grass Family Poaceae

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 16, 2015 05:20 PM CDT

Description

Seed head of a type of grass.. I'm sure this is probably common but can't seem to find it.

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 16, 2015 06:07 PM CDT

Description

Laying Egg on Parsly

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Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 16, 2015 06:07 PM CDT

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Rough Earthsnake Virginia striatula

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 15, 2015 07:20 PM CDT

Description

These are cool and I thought it was a baby snake. I found another one swimming in pool tonight

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nlrudr

Date

April 16, 2015

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 14, 2015 06:44 PM CDT

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Dogbane Leaf Beetle Chrysochus auratus

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 14, 2015 06:40 PM CDT

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Metallic Green Bees Genus Agapostemon

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 14, 2015 03:51 PM CDT

Description

on Orange Milkweed - A.tuberosa

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Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 14, 2015 06:46 PM CDT

Description

I planted this in my backyard over 5 years ago

Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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mandymb

Date

May 14, 2015 07:39 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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mandymb

Date

May 14, 2015 07:35 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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mandymb

Date

May 14, 2015 07:16 PM CDT

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - Pink eupatorium. Uncommon in Blackland Forests. Previous scientific name - Eupatorium incarnatum.

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - Texas aster. Common in Blackland Forests. First blooms of 2015 seen on May 12.

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purple meadow-rue Thalictrum dasycarpum

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - Purple meadow-rue. Uncommon in Blackland forests.

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Chinese Privet Ligustrum sinense

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - Chinese privet. Introduced plant. In TexasInvasives.org

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local names - Old plainsman, Woolly white. Common in area meadows.

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - Rabbit tobacco. Common in area meadows and disturbed areas. Newer scientific bane - Diaperia prolifera,

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golden alexanders Zizia aurea

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - Golden alexanders. Common in Blackland forests.

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local names - Chinese pistache. Introduced plant. In TexasInvasives.org

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jim-botany

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

Local name - False mint. Common in Blackland forests.

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Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 11, 2015 03:51 PM CDT

Description

Small wasp. Not as large as a paper wasp.. Observed it knock a larva from a leaf and attack it so I think that makes it not a bee or fly. I see a lot of these in my yard maybe 1/2 inch long.

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Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

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butterflies4fun

Date

May 11, 2015 03:39 PM CDT