Boulder Creek floodplain
Cicadidae - Tibicen dealbatus
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
August 27, 2014
3 to 3 1/2 inch long flying insect
An urban squirrel harvests sunflower seeds from my "Massive Russian" sunflowers planted in our garden. Just a general interest photo, these are cultivated sunflowers bought at a garden store, not native.
Growing alongside university pond
On Virginia Creeper growing on low stone wall near walkway
Near university pond
Along edge of university pond
Swimming in pond, all submerged except for head
Lots and lots of sunflowers. Big. Wild phenotypes.
Flower bed with many weedy species (tree of heaven, dock, etc)
Big branchy solo sunflower. Lots of construction and disturbance on arapahoe. Plant looks very healthy.
House garden. Mix of wild and domestic phenotypes.
Mix of domestic and wild phenotypes.
Same sunflower patch next to bear creek. On path between table Mesa and hwy 93. My bike ride route.
2 to 2 1/2 inches long. Brown in color.
My granddau called the bug a hornet tho. This sunflower planted as seedling from sunflower project, name of plant is pine 11.
Planted seedling from sunflower project. This fri, August 22 is 1st flower date for Rec 17
Patch of sunflowers. Some purple some green.
Big branchy and purple.
Several meters from trail. Near what looks to be abandoned trail.
Mating insects need identification.