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Gulf Fritillary

“The little caterpillar creeps

Awhile before in silk it sleeps.

It sleeps awhile before it flies,

And flies awhile before it dies,

And that’s the end of three good tries.”

~David McCord

“The Gulf Fritillary is named after the colorful, orange-red fritillary flower.”

“The reference to the Gulf is due to the fact that this species is common in the states around the Gulf of Mexico.”

“The Gulf Fritillary is a Native of Florida.  They fly year round in southern Florida and recolonizes in northern Florida after cold winters.”

I hope you enjoy these pictures as much as I enjoyed taking them.  Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by.

Reference

Emmel, T.C., & Kenney, B. (1997).  Florida’s Fabulous Butterflies. Tampa:  World Publications.

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8 responses

  1. Reblogged this on 20 Lines or Less.

    September 8, 2012 at 6:59 PM

  2. Aww it’s so beautiful! Really enjoyed your photos, for sure :)

    September 10, 2012 at 1:46 PM

    • Thanks so much!!

      September 10, 2012 at 6:05 PM

  3. I just nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award. Please pick up your award at → http://nackynice.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/one-lovely-blog-award/ Copy and Paste the Award to your blog and follow the rules of acceptance. Have a lovely day!

    September 11, 2012 at 5:42 PM

    • Thank you so much Nizy!

      September 12, 2012 at 7:01 AM

      • You’re welcome Cher! have a blessed day!

        September 12, 2012 at 8:20 PM

  4. The beauty of the butterfly in your pictures is only surpassed by your clever, rhyming poetry…

    September 18, 2012 at 7:00 PM

    • Wow, thank you very much Lindy :)

      September 18, 2012 at 7:24 PM

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