A Ladybug

Ladybugs overwinter as adults.

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My first ladybug of the year just happened to be on a purple trillium in my spring wildflower garden.

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It must be either the pine or the hackberry tree that’s dropping all the pollen.

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Ladybugs overwinter as adults. Here’s a picture I took March of 2012 in the bluff at Stone Face. This definitely wasn’t anywhere near all of them!

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13 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Therese Tree Liver on April 22, 2015 at 8:41 am

    Exquisite!!!!!! The photos are unbelievable. Your attention to detail is something to be admired. Most people would walk right past it!

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  2. Posted by Therese Tree Liver on April 22, 2015 at 8:44 am

    I just noticed my name on this site. It was supposed to be lover not liver. Oh well, I think I will leave it alone. As long as I live, I will care about trees and nature.

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  3. I have a white house and they usually swarm all over it in spring, but not this year.

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  4. Lovely shots.

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  5. Beautiful shots, I overdosed on Trilliums last weekend, they were everywhere on the river. I found purple,yellow and even a varient in white… 🙂

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  6. I’ve never seen as many lady beetles in one cluster as you show in your last picture. What fun.

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