The coneflower’s butterflies

The purple coneflower attracted many butterflies this summer.

Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly from the right side

I am certainly not a butterfly expert, but I’ve done my best to identify them. Let me know if I’ve made a mistake!

Eastern tiger swallowtail, female and male:

two pictures: female and male Eastern tiger swallowtail butterflies

Red admiral:

red admiral butterfly on top of a flower

White admiral:

two pictures: white admiral butterflies, one from the left side and one from the top

And, of course, monarch:


2 comments on “The coneflower’s butterflies

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  2. […] though we’ve seen monarchs in the past, I had never found any caterpillars. Until […]


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