Spring Beauty Activity, Part I

Lots of Virginia Spring Beauties/Claytonia virginica, including some intensely pink ones. After a stormy night, with temps rising into the 60s, there was a little bit of pollination going on.

An Andrena genus mining bee… is it the fabled Spring Beauty Miner? Stay tuned.

Figure the pollen on this Margined Calligrapher Fly is Virginia Spring Beauty pollen. The caterpillar…?

1 Response to “Spring Beauty Activity, Part I”

  1. 1 Elizabeth White April 30, 2023 at 11:23 am

    My favorite spring wildflower! Thank you for the views.

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