Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Pipevine and those who eat it

Photo by Ned Harris, 4/2/2012; Hand by Fred Heath
The Pipevine plant (Aristolochia watsonii) is the host plant of caterpillars of the Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly. The photo below is what those weird-looking red and black caterpillars will turn into.

Photo by Bob Wenrick 4/4/2012
This Pipevine Swallowtail has landed on a Fremont Cottonwood (Populus fremontii).

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