Tag Archives: Erigeron annuus
This has been a great year for Daisy or Annual Fleabane-Erigeron annuus and especially here in the yard. Everywhere locally really. It attracts a fair number of insects besides those wonderful hover flies. We had rain most of the day … Continue reading
Do you have a favorite fly? How about a favorite Hoverfly? This is mine. These are tiny pollinators that do indeed hover. They can fly backwards, maybe other flies do also, and their wings often iridesce. There is just a … Continue reading
Although some bees might consider this a monster of Grendel proportions, it is not quite as hideous. Beewolf larvae eat bee larvae but the adults just sup on nectar which is most likely why we are witnessing this shot. Hump-backed … Continue reading
As predicted, for a change, we had a full day rain event. In between showers I got out in the yard and found a couple of subjects I liked. Virginia Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana v.alba) And Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus).