pls.help me ID these guys:-)

hawaiiponder34November 8, 2013

Hello! I am currently here in. Tampa, Florida, took this pic in my relatives yard, not sure what it is, pls. Help?

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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

They're barred sulphurs - Eurema daira. The white one is the female.

Sherry

    Bookmark   November 8, 2013 at 9:54AM
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Leafhead

Plants are Matchweed (Verbenaceae).
Host plant of Sulphur pictured is Bidens pilosa (Spanish Needle), another excellent, though weedy nectar source.

    Bookmark   November 8, 2013 at 12:32PM
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hawaiiponder34

Thanks Leafhead and Ms.Sherry:-) I think they are just so cute but tiny!

    Bookmark   November 8, 2013 at 4:04PM
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homegrown55(9)

I would like to ID the MATCHWEED into oblivion. I too live in Florida and hate this noxious weed. It can take over your yard and grows under and over any existing grasses like Bahia or St. Augustine. Cute huh? It is so cute, I may just try to kill it!

This post was edited by homegrown55 on Thu, Nov 27, 14 at 17:50

    Bookmark   November 27, 2014 at 5:47PM
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linda_tx8(8)

Matchweed? Is that the same thing as Frogfruit? Is it is, it's not very invasive here!

    Bookmark   November 28, 2014 at 12:47PM
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