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Baby five lined Skink
These adorable creatures eat lots of insects, spiders and millipedes.
Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot) is a beautiful nectar source.
Build it and they will come
Second year habitat restoration.
Everyone likes a little Asclepias incarnata (Rose milkweed) nectar.
Planting native provides for several species.
Lonicera sempervirens / Native Coral honeysuckle always has nectar loving visitors.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Only female Tiger Swallowtails are sometimes dark in color.
First year habitat restoration visitors.
Great things in small packages
Hummingbird with Blue Lobelia
Milkweed beetles are harmless and interesting to watch. Each one has a different pattern.
Milkweed beetles mating
Asclepias (Milkweed genus) is the only plant a Monarch larva can eat therefore the only plant a Monarch will lay her eggs on. The Milkweed family is essential for Monarch survival.
Monarch on Common Milkweed
Mydas Fly is a beneficial insect
Larvae eat mainly beetle larvae while in the ground. When they fly you can see an orange band at the base of there wings.
Plenty to share
Tussock Moth larva
Slowing down to see life in a prairie.
Echinacea purpurea / Purple Coneflower has lots of visitors.
Zebra Swallowtail on Swamp Rose Milkweed / Asclepias incarnata.