Marvelous Males

Butterflies, Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, Pollinator Plants, Tree

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Male flowers of saltbush (Baccharis halimifolia) lack the sensational white silkiness of female flowers.

Both male and female flowers are attractive to a variety of pollinating insects, including butterflies (like the mangrove buckeye pictured below) and bees (look closely) …
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  1. JJ Romano says:

    Pretty plant in full bloom the seeds were in flight with the winds today

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