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The Cherry Tree has Butterflies

Our cherry tree has lots of fruit on it this year–Pat has picked a bunch for pies.  Still, there is ripening fruit and over-ripe fruit.  And butterflies. This is called a question mark butterfly, named for the silver marks on … Continue reading

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Living on Borrowed Time

This butterfly is old and battered.  It seems to be Polygonia interrogationis, the question mark butterfly, but at this stage I can’t say for sure.  It does seem to be nearing the end of days.

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A Question Mark Butterfly

In spite of Dutch Elm Disease, we still have a number of American elm trees growing around.  They grow to about a foot in diameter, maybe twenty five or thirty feet high, then they die. I took this photo of a question mark, Polygonia interrogationis, … Continue reading

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