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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

7-11 spotted Wintergreen

Variegated leaves and nodding waxy flowers make Spotted Wintergreen easy to identify. When tipped up, the flowers look a bit as if they were designed by a kindergarten class.
Water Lobelia has put up its sparse flowers above standing water.
A Camouflage Looper - a caterpillar that covers its back with pieces of flower petal - fed on a Black-eyed Susan. It's the larva of a Wavy-lined Emerald Moth.
Spotted Wintergreen

Spotted Wintergreen flower

Water Lobelia

Camouflage Looper on Black-eyed Susan

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