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Cephalanthus occidentalis


A bloom of the buttonbush, just beginning to flower. In the close-up shot, two tiny critters are visible. This shrub is 8-12ft, many-branched, and prefers to live in water. When the flowers are in full bloom, they attract a wide variety of swallowtail butterflies.

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New Waverly, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 15, 2005
Submitted on Jan 11, 2014

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