Phaon Cresent and Morning Dew

Was not a good morning for this little butterfly. It happened to perfect conditions for the morning dew to form on just about anything.

Phaon Crescent | Alice Mary Herden | April 16
Phaon Crescent | Alice Mary Herden | April 16

Link:

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/bfly/phaon_crescent.htm

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Katydid and Morning Dew

So many people say the best time to see wildlife is in the early mornings… well again that is a hit or miss. But I can tell you it’s the best time to get morning dew!

Florida False Katydid | Alice Mary Herden | April 16
Katydid | Alice Mary Herden | April 16

I believe this is a Katydid, but which one I am not sure. Once I find out I will update this post.


Links:

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/walker/buzz/katydids.htm

Swamp Rose

Just beginning to bloom, the Swamp Rose grows along the banks of swamps and marshes, however, I have only seen these at Chassahowitzka WMA in one visible location.

Swamp Rose | Alice Mary Herden | April 16
Swamp Rose | Alice Mary Herden | April 16

 

Swamp Rose Leaves | Alice Mary Herden | April 16
Swamp Rose Leaves | Alice Mary Herden | April 16

 


Link:

https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/plant-of-the-week/rosa_palustris.shtml