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Belly up to the flower power bar

Near the northern edge of Thompson Park, Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) was bursting with a bright orange bang. Although mostly visited by bees, at least one cluster had a more conventional customer — maybe a Banded hairstreak (Satyrium calanus) — … Continue reading

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Young plant with a horn

Blaring orange, the flowers of this Trumpet creeper vine (Campsis radicans) put on quite a show to be seen, if not heard. These were near one entrance to the Union Transportation Trail in Upper Freehold.

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