C_A_Ivy wrote: Cool overcast and wet in west central Arkansas but still seeing some butterflies when the rain takes a break. Also several late Monarchs flying about the area and occasionally nectaring asters. Hopefully they will head southward to visit Sheila, Dale or Russell soon.
I noticed an unusual vistor to the Globe Amaranth, a "Mardi Gras" caterpillar which adorns itself with flower petals and pieces of plants to camouflage itself. Its mom was sighted about three weeks ago, a Southern Emerald moth.