Jim Fowler's photos with the Battus philenor

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) and Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
Daytrip to the Pisgah National Forest with a surprise or two. The target species was Platanthera ciliaris or Yellow Fringed orchid, but I got a bit more than I bargained for.

To see the full trip report, please go to Jim's Blog.
Added on July 28, 2018

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
A few orchids I saw on a brief day trip to the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. These roadside orchids were literally covered with dust. A bit of rain would have been nice to wash them off...

This Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly visit…
Added on August  7, 2017

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
A few orchids I saw on a brief day trip to the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. These roadside orchids were literally covered with dust. A bit of rain would have been nice to wash them off...

This Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly visit…
Added on August  7, 2017

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
A few orchids I saw on a brief day trip to the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. These roadside orchids were literally covered with dust. A bit of rain would have been nice to wash them off...

This Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly visit…
Added on August  7, 2017

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)

Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid) pollinated by Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly)
A few orchids I saw on a brief day trip to the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. These roadside orchids were literally covered with dust. A bit of rain would have been nice to wash them off...

This Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly visit…
Added on August  7, 2017

Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly) pollinating Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid)

Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly) pollinating Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid)
Another day trip to the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. Having seen the Yellow Fringed orchids coming into bloom the week before, I had to get back up there to catch it in full bloom. Lots of flowers to choose from on this visit to th…
Added on August  1, 2015

Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly) pollinating Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid)

Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly) pollinating Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid)
Another day trip to the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. Having seen the Yellow Fringed orchids coming into bloom the week before, I had to get back up there to catch it in full bloom. Lots of flowers to choose from on this visit to th…
Added on August  1, 2015