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Eastern Comma on hand

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By Diohio


Eastern Comma on hand

I've been called the "Butterfly Whisperer" because for some reason butterflies, all kinds, land on me. I admit, some butterflies are known to land on people because they like the salts in persperation. But I've had others land on me too. It's like that with a lot of moths also. This Comma was after my salts.
I grow different nettles and also Hops vine for this butterfly to lay eggs on. Unbelievable, the Eastern Comma's 2nd brood will winter over as adults, hiding under tree bark on cold winter days. That's why the Comma is one of the first butterflies you'll see flying in the spring if you live in the East. They do not migrate.



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