This plant flowers on tall tubular spikes, and loves wet locations. Hang ten, dude!
If you like Buckeye Butterflies then add this plant to your garden.
Not to be confused with the female dark version of the Tiger Swallowtail... but they are very very similar looking!
These butterflies like to have their orgy parties on the gravel roads around here.
"In a study of more than 300 Cooper’s Hawk skeletons, 23 percent showed old, healed-over fractures in the bones of the chest, especially of the furcula, or wishbone." most likely from flying quickly through vegetation to catch other birds. (from allaboutbird.org)
Is this the stoner bird? They say his song sounds like "I-ammmm-soooo-lay-zeeee"
What do you think skinks do? I will tell you. Skinks be skinkin'
These waterbirds only have their shaggy plumage when they are breeding.
I had no idea, but these birds actually make a nest burrow in the dirt bank near water, which can be as long as 1 to 8 feet!
I'm noisy and kind of aggressive, but I love acorns and I helped spread oak trees after the last glacial period. You're welcome!