Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214803

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: July 07, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw several of these flying around and nectaring from a Buttonbush plant at the Baker Wetlands. Size: 2-2.5" wingspan. Weather: 86 degrees, 64% humidity, clear skies, very hot and humid.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County