July 25, 2013

Butterfly and bee balm

Butterfly and bee balm by ricmcarthur
Butterfly and bee balm, a photo by ricmcarthur on Flickr.
Another name for bee balm is Monarda. It attracts bees, butterflies and insects to it's nectar.
A quick look at the butterfly field guide didn't
This photo was taken in our front yard which we turned into a tall grass prairie years ago.
I'm not good with butterfly id,however, I feel I should know this one.
Can you help with the id?

2 comments:

Blake A. Mann said...

Silver-spotted Skipper.
A large but common one.

Blake A. Mann said...

Silver-spotted Skipper.
A large but common one.