Great Spangled Fritillary on Bull Thistle | Old Dominion Wildlife

Great Spangled Fritillary on Bull Thistle

February 27, 2009

At one time, I intended to only include native plants on this blog.  I took a picture last year of this bull thistle wildflower. According to Wildflowers of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains, it is a European introduction that has turned into a serious weed problem.  However, butterflies like this one, don’t seem to mind.

Great Spangled Fritillary on Bull Thistle

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