Friday, January 21, 2011

June Butterflies

These images are from the first week in June 2010, and most of the images were taken at the Mill Mountain Wildflower Garden. The Butterfly Weed was in bloom, and there were more than a few Butterflies willing to take advantage if the tasty treat.

 This is the Golden Star (Chysogonum virginianum). This wildflower plant is known as a semi-evergreen ground cover.

 This is a Butter-and-Eggs plant (Linaria vulgaris). It is also known as Common Toadflax and Yellow Toadflax.

 This is Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium montanum). It is a stunning bloom.

 This wildflower is Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis).

This is a Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly on Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa).

 This is Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa).

This is a Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly on Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa).

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