While this is growing in the garden, it certainly was not planted.
My dill plant has its first guest.
My cultivate Milkweeds have a guest munching away.
On Orange Milkweed
100's of milkweeds growing in a vacant lot about 4 acres in size.
Seed head of a type of grass.. I'm sure this is probably common but can't seem to find it.
Laying Egg on Parsly
These are cool and I thought it was a baby snake. I found another one swimming in pool tonight
on Orange Milkweed - A.tuberosa
I planted this in my backyard over 5 years ago
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.
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.