Papilio polyxenes, black swallowtail
Pyrrhopappus pauciflorus, desert-chicory
A species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to the southern United States found in prairies, clay soils and disturbed habitats.
Queen Anne’s Lace
Such an interesting flower! Seen on my morning dog walk.
Central Newt, Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis.
Orchard Orbweaver, Leucauge venusta. In the last image the spider has a captured tick in it’s web.
In the garden today a great spangled fritillary on a daisy and my finger. Also a bumble bee collecting pollen from a daisy.
I had a nice visit with this crawdad the other day!