Planted in the Butterfly Garden behind the Nature Center.
Beauty-berry (Callicarpa americana)
There are well over 100 speices of Dragonflies in the Southeast USA.
Loblolly Pine Trees in the hunt fields.
A native plant, this one is growing in the Garden behind the Nature Center
Lantana flowering in the butterfly garden behind the Nature Center.
Small Dragonfly in our yard
I am trying to learn to identify the various dragonflies, this might be an immature male Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
A wild persimmon
Wildflowers attract Butterflies in the hunt fields.
The light purple is Blazing -star (Liatris elegans)
Long leaf Pine surrounded by Blazing-star flowers
Common Thread Waisted Wasp (Ammophila procera)
Thank goodness for photos on the internet to help identify creatures.
Fruits August through October
Side view of small dragonfly
Dragonflies (Anisoptera) are an Odonate species.
Wild Persimmon Tree
The fruit is beginning to drop, a great source of food for the animals.
Buck-eye butterfly lands on Blazing-star
Lots of Blazing-star flowers.