Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, March 2015.
Sandy Point State Park, MD July 17, 2016
I often seen Vanessa on cud weeds that are growing out of the sidewalk. I fear they are laying eggs there. I will plant a pearly everlasting patch in my yard for them.
The American Painted Lady or American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) is a butterfly found throughout North America.