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Lady in White

Cabbage White

The cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae) looks like a Lady in White when she perches on catmint. The colors are striking: A long, flowing white gown nestled among the rich lavender blossoms and earthy green leaves. UC Davis Butterfly expert Art...

Cabbage White
Cabbage White

CABBAGE WHITE BUTTERFLY(Pieris rapae) nectars catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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Close-Up

THIS CLOSE-UP shows the cabbage white butterfly, aka Lady in White, sipping nectar from catmint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 6:48 PM

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