Meadow Fritillary

Another fun subject at last week’s prairie photography workshop was the Meadow Fritillary butterfly (Boloria bellona). The prairie is teaming with these beauties, who eagerly search out wildflowers as nectar plants. Here are a couple of my favorite images of a Meadow Fritillary on a Wild Bergamot wildflower, captured on the Missouri prairie: Photographic Equipment […]

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Today’s post includes some more wildflowers found on my spring 2012 wildflower trek in southeast Missouri. This was a new wildflower for me. I narrowed this down to a Monarda species, and believe it to be Monarda russeliana, or more commonly called “Wild Bergamot” or “Horsemint” (Identification correction is always welcomed!). This flower was just […]

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