Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214898

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: July 07, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Quite a few of these flying around some Blazing Star, Purpletop Verbena, and Daisies at the demonstration gardens at the county extension center. This one seemed pretty big, about 2.75" wingspan. Weather: 90 degrees, 54% humidity, mostly sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County