Appalachian azures. Their flight is erratic and rapid so I haven't been able to capture one with my camera as yet. Gary went on a jeep run with the Blue Ridge Mountain Jeepers and he said the forest was full of these small blue butterflies.
black cohosh leaves.
meadow fritillary has appeared infrequently. I saw one in my flower garden twice this week but alas my camera was in the house and when I went to retrieve it the orange beauty was gone. So I have borrowed the above images from the net to show you.
violet. Remember last year when I showed you the violets growing here and how to make violet jelly? The image above I took last year. Now whenever I see the violets at the corner of our road I'll think of the meadow fritillary soon to appear. Thanks for reading and for all your comments.