My plan was to walk my normal route, but the meadow stopped me.
The "meadow" is actually a gas line right-of-way that wasn't mowed last summer and hasn't yet been mown this summer. meadow plants abound in the bright verdant glow.
Daisies . . .
Tall white beard tongue (Penstemon digitalis). . .Milkweed (Ascipias syriaca) and . . .
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
We all know that with meadow plants comes . . .
could that be . . . ?
Yes! It is!
They are everywhere.
The Zebra swallowtails were quick to fly.
Two, though were more interested in each other than in my camera lens.
I suppose that this photo, like those in the post TURTLE LOVE, are the sort that caused a Chinese internet search engine label this blog as abusive.
Oh well, the butterflies seemed to enjoy themselves - as did I. I know that soon the Gas company will have to mow this wonderful strip of abundant blooms. In the mean time, the butterflies will multiply with abandon. I will leave them in peace . . . at least until next week.
I have this book, A World of Butterfiles, My brother gave it to me. I reviewed it on my book blog. Here is the post to read that review. BOOK REVIEW It is just a beautiful artistically rendered book.