Spider ID

Forsyth, MT

Found her last week hanging out in my porch and she's still around. Thought I'd see if the helpful people here could tell me more about her.

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Minot, ND

Looks like Argiope aurantia, a very common (and harmless) orb weaver that goes by any number of common names.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_aurantia

Forsyth, MT

Thanks. I was pretty sure it was harmless, just curious about what it exactly was.

Thanks Flapdoodle.

Benton, KY(Zone 7a)

Here's an article I wrote about here several years ago: http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/216/

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