(Testing our grazing project)
Disturbed soil following water leak in McCann. Thought it'd be neat to observe what proliferates successively.
This nest is about 12" long and 4" across more of less.
I sadly admit I make often a hash of duskywing identification; but I'm thinking this is the true E. tristis.
On cultivated coyote mint in the rural cemetery native garden.
I see so may of these right where I am; and wonder why the other local correspondents
aren't posting pictures of this lovely insect. Blue passionvines occur here and there in all our older neighborhoods. Many of them might be attracting these butterflies...
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