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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Jun 20, 2010 1:12 PM CST
#1

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jun 20, 2010 1:13 PM CST
# 2

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jun 20, 2010 1:15 PM CST
#3 This one was very small, maybe 1/2 inch.

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jun 23, 2010 11:33 AM CST
Did you ever get an ID for your butterflies? I see it wasn't here, if you did.

#1 looks like a checkered white.

http://www.floridata.com/tracks/butterfly/checker.cfm

#2 appears to be some kind of swallowtail

#3 is probably a sulfur, but again not sure which one.
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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Jun 29, 2010 6:14 PM CST
# 2 is a Giant Swallowtail. I was in Houston for two days and never saw a butterfly...until one of those flew by! Kind of sad to only see one, when my place has plenty!
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Name: Sheila F
Fort Worth TX (Zone 8a)
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Sheila_FW
Jul 25, 2010 10:30 AM CST
Love your horntoad pic...we don't see those like when I was a kid...ashame.
Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Jul 25, 2010 5:09 PM CST
I used to play with the "horny toads" when my family moved to the Pleasanton/south S.A. areas. If only I knew then...I never dreamed they'd be gone!
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. E. B.White
Integrity can never be taken. It can only be given, and I wasn't going to give it up to these people. Gary Mowad
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
Charter ATP Member Birds Organic Gardener Native Plants and Wildflowers Winter Sowing Herbs
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wildflowers
Jul 25, 2010 5:53 PM CST
It really is such a shame!! I moved to Texas in 1979 and I've never seen a horny toad..... but I keep looking!
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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