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0 0 Soft Greeneyes

Soft Greeneyes

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Tortoise Heritage Preserve near Windsor (

1 0 Blue Corporal Dragonfly

Blue Corporal Dragonfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Female blue corporals (like this spotting) are brown with "corporal stripes" on ...

0 0 Ornate Pennant Dragonfly

Ornate Pennant Dragonfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Females/imm males have yellowish markings on thorax.

2 0 Bird's Foot Violet

Bird's Foot Violet

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Herbaceous perennial violet that is lilac/purple in color. Bird's foot violet ...

1 0 Ceraunus Blue

Ceraunus Blue

by LoisStaceyGeorgia, USA

was found nearby in Aiken

3 4 Abbot's Bagworm Moth Cocoon

Abbot's Bagworm Moth Cocoon

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The "evergreen" bagworm cocoon (~ 2 inches long) can be found on many evergreen ...

19 7 Netleaf Leather Flower

Netleaf Leather Flower

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The plant can be identified by its angled, vining stems, rounded leaflets, and ...

0 0 Fetterbush Lyonia

Fetterbush Lyonia

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Shinyleaf or fetterbush is a 3-5 ft. high suckering, open, arching evergreen ...

0 0 Variable Dancer Damselfly

Variable Dancer Damselfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The variable dancer (Argia fumipennis) is a damselfly of the family ...

0 0 Bee Fly

Bee Fly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

A large bee-fly that flies in late spring to summer, similar to Bombylius ...

0 2 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksWindsor, South Carolina, USA

Wildflower with blue flowers on a long stalk. Leaves are oblong.

0 0 Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Herb with yellow, foxglove-shaped flowers and simple hairy leaves.

1 0 Greater Tickseed

Greater Tickseed

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

A coreopsis up to 3 feet tall with vivid yellow blooms in midsummer as much as ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Bee, quite possibly a honey bee. However, the markings on the abdomen look ...

0 0 Spangled Skimmer

Spangled Skimmer

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Dragonfly. Females (like this spotting) are brown with yellow stripes. Clear ...

0 0 Dwarf Fothergilla

Dwarf Fothergilla

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Dwarf Fothergilla is a deciduous shrub that is 1.50 to 3.00 feet tall. It has ...

2 0 Mantled Baskettail Dragonfly

Mantled Baskettail Dragonfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This baskettail has the most color in the wing of all SC species. Smaller than ...

0 0 Sky-blue Lupine

Sky-blue Lupine

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

It is a perennial herbaceous plant growing to 30-50 cm tall. The leaves are ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This deciduous vine was growing 15 feet up a tree near a beaver pond. It is ...

4 0 Great Purple Hairstreak

Great Purple Hairstreak

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Hairstreak butterfly that has a hindwing with one short and one long tail. ...

1 0 Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly

Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Except along the U.S.-Mexican border, this is the only tiny dragonfly with ...

1 1 Scoliid Wasp

Scoliid Wasp

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This wasp is in the Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps). It apparently likes ...

0 0 Tiger Beetle

Tiger Beetle

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

This is one of the Common Tiger Beetles in the Genus Cicindela. It is metallic ...

2 0 Calico Pennant

Calico Pennant

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The Calico Pennant or Elisa Pennant (Celithemis elisa) is a dragonfly found in ...

1 0 Thread-waisted Wasp

Thread-waisted Wasp

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This wasp is in the Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps) and Subfamily ...

0 0 Common Ground Dove

Common Ground Dove

by LoisStaceySalley, South Carolina, USA

Unusual dove for Aiken

0 0 Baptisia

Baptisia

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

This wildflower is yellow flowers with green leaves.

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This plant is in the Sedge family (Cyperaceae). It is likely Hop Sedge (Carex ...

0 0 Clammy Locust

Clammy Locust

by KenCheeksWindsor, South Carolina, USA

Tree/shrub that grows to 40 feet in height with showy pink flowers.

0 0 Brown-headed Nuthatch

Brown-headed Nuthatch

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The Brown-headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) is a small songbird found in pine ...

0 2 Apache Jumping Spider

Apache Jumping Spider

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Robust, black and reddish-orange spider that is likely a species of Jumping ...

0 0 Sky-blue Lupine

Sky-blue Lupine

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Lupinus diffusus is a species of lupine native to the southeastern United ...

1 0 Fringed Bluestar

Fringed Bluestar

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The blue star plant grows 15–24 inches tall. The leaves are borne singly, but ...

0 0 Carolina Saddlebags

Carolina Saddlebags

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Very similar to the Red Saddlebags, and perhaps not distinguishable in the ...

1 0 Carolina Satyr Butterfly

Carolina Satyr Butterfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Upperside is brown with no markings. Underside is brown; both wings have many ...

0 0 Atamasco Lily

Atamasco Lily

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Atamasco-lilies are small, colony-forming perennials, 8-15 in. tall, with ...

1 0 Early Saxifrage

Early Saxifrage

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Perennial herb. A hairy floral stalk, rising from a rosette of basal leaves, ...

0 0 Yellow Crownbeard

Yellow Crownbeard

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Yellow Crownbeard is a member of the aster family with typically two, yellow ...

0 0 Familiar Bluet Damselfly

Familiar Bluet Damselfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The male is mostly sky blue, with two blue, tear-shaped eyespots on the top of ...

1 0 Blueberry, Likely Highbush Blueberry

Blueberry, Likely Highbush Blueberry

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This deciduous shrub (~ 5 ft.) has small, long bell or urn-shaped white to very ...

0 0 Eastern Leaf-footed Bug

Eastern Leaf-footed Bug

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Leptoglossus phyllopus belongs to the family Coreidae, commonly known as the ...

0 0 Progressive Bee Fly

Progressive Bee Fly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Bee flies are flies that resemble bees and are usually found resting on flowers ...

2 0 Southern Pinxterbloom Azalea

Southern Pinxterbloom Azalea

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This narrow deciduous azalea bears fragrant, funnel-shaped, white, pink, or ...

0 0 Eastern Amberwing

Eastern Amberwing

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera) is a species of dragonfly in family ...

1 0 Black-Bordered Lemon Moth

Black-Bordered Lemon Moth

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Owlet moth with bright lemon yellow forewings and an outer black ...

0 0 Venus' Looking Glass

Venus' Looking Glass

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Small wildflower native to the Americas. This is either Triodanis biflora or ...

2 0 Red-banded Hairstreak

Red-banded Hairstreak

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Hairstreak butterfly with two tails on the hindwing. Upperside brown, hindwing ...

1 0 Clouded Skipper

Clouded Skipper

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Skipper with dark brown wings. Upperside of male forewing has a dark black ...

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