[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Sumac Prairie page.]
We didn’t do any work – even mowing – on Sumac Prairie this year.
9/10/2017 I found several Northern Flower Moths flying and resting not just on purple asters, but also on Gray Goldenrod and Heath Aster. This one is on Silky Aster.
9/10/2017 Northern Flower Moth on Silky Aster.
9/10/2017 Northern Flower Moth on Heath Aster
9/10/2017 This Northern Flower Moth had just been caught by a spider.
12/31/2017 Full moon on the last day of the old year