Best Pics of 2015

As an ode to the ‘manual’ mode on my camera I thought I’d share my favorite plant-related pictures that I took in the past year.

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‘Monarch Oviposit’

This image finally explained to me how their eggs get on the underside of the leaf as they are perched on top of it.

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‘Ladybug Larva Devouring an Oleander Aphid’

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‘Black Swallowtail Oviposit’ (Look closely and you can see other eggs)

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‘…and the ensuing Black Swallowtail caterpillar swarm….’

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‘Micheaux Lily bulbs’

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‘Chrysoganum close up’

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‘Tiny native bee coming in for a landing on Columbine’

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‘Hoverfly lined up with Sisyrinchium petals’

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‘Marshallia blooms at sunset’

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‘Tiny Caterpillar using Rudbeckia flower parts as cover’

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!