The Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite) feeding on Asclepias syriaca known by several common names: Common Milkweed, Butterfly flower, Silkweed, Silky Swallow-wort, Virginia Silkweed.

Photo taken at midday on August 12 in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, USA in Macon County near the small town of Franklin.

© Jean Gregory Evans

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS f/5.7 1/1000s ISO-400 100mm

A lover of art and nature, Jean adores animals, whimsy, smiles, and chocolate chip cookies, not necessarily in that order.

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  • Jean Gregory  Evans
    Jean Gregory ...about 3 years ago

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 3 years ago

    How beautiful and a fancy guest she is for dinner!

  • YouBet
    YouBetabout 3 years ago

    Love the title! Made me laugh !!!!

  • virginian
    virginianabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture of beauty.

  • carlosramos
    carlosramosabout 3 years ago

    A really wonderful image !

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 3 years ago

    Stunning work!

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