More interesting sights

We continued around the pond slowly enjoying the beauty around it.

Dallisgrass (Paspalum dilatatum) is a non-native grass but the wavy stem at the top looks cool.

A grazing cow watched us.

A grasshopper on Liatris.

It is always a joy to find a Red Harvester ants mound!

This Viceroy was near the edge of the pond. It had plenty of willows which is its host plant. The Viceroy is non-migratory unlike its close look-a-like the Monarch.

The tentworms left their mark on this small sapling.

There were no live caterpillars left, but can you imagine the amount of work it took the team of caterpillars to make this house?

As we looked close, we could see the bodies of caterpillars that did not make it.

Marsh Fleabane (Pluchea odorata) is a plant you often find near ponds. And like the name says, they are a bit stinky.

A bumblebee was sitting very still as it was still a bit chilly.

In fact, this one fall to the ground as we were moving the plant around to get the shot.

Keep looking!

The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.


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