Milkvetch is one of the first wildflowers on the spring scene, and has earned my respect as the hardiest of the hardiest.
Learn how to identify this extremely useful and weedy wildflower that is both edible and medicinal.
Learn how to identify this sweet and tough little yellow wildflower that sprouts up all across the globe.
How to identify prickly pear cactus, plus edible and medicinal uses.
Like many other moths, Reversed Haploa can be found resting on low lying leaves. Their coloring makes them stand out against the greenery, amplifying their aesthetic. The wing design reminds me of an ethnic pattern. What do you think of when you see this moth?
Here’s some bug sex for all you peeps out there (myself included.) What else would you expect from a dirty wormy?
Wood sorrel is both edible and medicinal. You can easily add a few leaves to a wild harvest salad for a bit of lemony tang or enjoy as a trail nibble. Like lemons, this plant also happens to be high in Vitamin C.
Though it may not appear so from the photo – this bumblebee was almost as big as the clover flower it’s collecting from. Unlike honey bees, bumblebees often build their nests in the ground and produce small amounts of honey since only the queens survive the winter.
This beautiful, brightly colored ladybug wears red to alert others to her Danger (she leaves a bad taste in your mouth.) Remember that, guys, next time you find a pretty lady in red.
This eastern tiger swallowtail has likely had many a bird encounter. Unscathed? No. Brilliant and victorious? Absolutely.
Fly on friends.