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Those Glorious Pipevine Swallowtails

Two pipevine swallowtails on the Korean lilac, Syringa patula, in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Today was a glorious day in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden in the UC Davis Arboretum. Absolutely glorious. The scent of the Korean lilac, Syringa patula, drew several pipevine swallowtails (Battus philenor), their iridescent blue hind wings gleaming in...

Two pipevine swallowtails on the Korean lilac, Syringa patula, in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two pipevine swallowtails on the Korean lilac, Syringa patula, in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two pipevine swallowtails on the Korean lilac, Syringa patula, in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipevine swallowtail soars over the Korean lilac where another pipevine swallowtail is nectaring. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pipevine swallowtail soars over the Korean lilac where another pipevine swallowtail is nectaring. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipevine swallowtail soars over the Korean lilac where another pipevine swallowtail is nectaring. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipevine swallowtails in action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pipevine swallowtails in action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pipevine swallowtails in action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The gleaming iridescent blue hind wings of the pipevine swallowtail and the stunning purple blossoms of the Korean lilac. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The gleaming iridescent blue hind wings of the pipevine swallowtail and the stunning purple blossoms of the Korean lilac. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The gleaming iridescent blue hind wings of the pipevine swallowtail and the stunning purple blossoms of the Korean lilac. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 5:52 PM
 
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