Swallowtail on Jacob’s ladder

DSC_0195I think this is a Canadian swallowtail (Papilio canadensis), (rather than an Eastern tiger swallowtail), nectaring on boreal Jacob’s ladder (Polemonium boreale) in the rock garden. Gorgeous.

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Trish Murphy

Artist: botanical, still life, and natural history illustration. Garden designer: native plants and naturalistic gardens