Photo of Coneflowers (Echinacea): what kind of butterfly?

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Name: Cinda
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gardengus
Jun 18, 2013 7:50 PM CST
Fantastic shot
We don't have that kind of butterfly here. It is very pretty.
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tinpins
Jun 18, 2013 8:40 PM CST
Thanks : ) It's the very first butterfly we see in the spring. I confess I didn't know the name and had to look it up.

It's called a Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphalis_antiopa
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Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
Dances with Dirt
Native Plants and Wildflowers Critters Allowed Garden Procrastinator Herbs Vegetable Grower Plant Identifier
Organic Gardener Keeps Goats Garden Photography Cottage Gardener Composter Houseplants
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gardengus
Jun 19, 2013 5:30 AM CST
Smiling
No mountains here so I guess we don't have it
Thanks for the photo.
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.

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