The rucola is already in trouble

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Michael J Davis
Michael J Davis Veteran Member • Posts: 3,625
While on the subject...
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.. of butterflies & food plants I took this Orange tip (m) feeding on Cuckooflower.

It was only when double checking for my Flickr caption that I realised that the scientific name of the butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) is named after the flower (Cardamine pratensis) - the caterpillar's foodplant.  However this one was eating rather than laying eggs!!!

Mike

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