1. Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

  2. Black Swallowtail Caterpillars

    This symmetrical pair of Black Swallowtail caterpillars was on Rue in our herb garden. Young caterpillars at this stage have "saddles" on ther backs.

  3. Black Swallowtail Chrysalis

  4. Black Swallowtail Egg

  5. Female Black Swallowtail

    Papilio polyxenes
    You can tell that this is a female by noting the additional blue in its hindwings near her tails.

  6. Male Black Swallowtail

    Papilio polyxenes
    The male Black Swallowtail has much less blue on its hindwings near its tails.

  7. Panorama of Blazing Stars

    View the panorama.
    In early fall, Blazing Stars (Liatris spicata) predominate in the savanna landscape.

  8. Wineflower

    Boerhavia diffusa

  9. Smallhead Doll's Daisy

    Boltonia diffusa

  10. Smallhead Doll's Daisy

    Boltonia diffusa

  11. American Bumblebee

    Bombus pennsylvanicus

  12. Florida Lady's Nightcap

    Bonamia grandiflora

  13. Florida Lady's Nightcap

    Bonamia grandiflora

  14. Bushy Seaside Oxeye

    Borrichia frutescens

  15. Southern Grape Fern

    Botrychium biternatum

  16. Winter Grape Fern

    Botrychium lunarioides
    The sporangia are the "grapes" of the Grape Fern.

  17. Winter Grape Fern

    Botrychium lunarioides

  18. Smooth Strongbark

    Bourreria cassinifolia

  19. Bahama Strongbark

    Bourreria succulenta

  20. Bahama Strongbark

    Bourreria succulenta

  21. Watershield

    Brasenia schreberi