Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1224213

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: August 09, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on a Mentha plant at the county extension demonstration gardens. Over 50 skippers, bees, common buckeyes and painted ladies were flurrying around and feeding on the plant, quite popular. Weather: 85 degrees, 60% humidity, partly sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 09, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County