Great Spangled Fritillary
Blue Vervain (native)
(How wonderful is it that this species is a "regular"?)
Common Wood Nymph
Silver-Bordered Fritillary: "Mine!"
Pearl Crescent: "No, mine!"
American Goldfinch (community garden)
another American Lady
in the Community Garden
Bee Balm (in parking area garden)
We are halfway through summer, and already there are signs of impending seasonal changes:
Milkweed pods have already begun to form.
Goldenrod is about to bloom.
Some thistle is already going to seed. Slow down, summer!