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07.19.2021 Collecting little pieces of Nature here and there

While checking out the milkweed for monarch caterpillars (still none to be seen) I noticed this little grasshopper sitting on a nodding bloom of Fringed Yellow Loosestrife-Lysimachia ciliata. The Two-striped Grasshopper nymph-Melanoplus bivittatus did not weigh much and the flower … Continue reading


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