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Duskywing Erynnis sp. on Buddleja davidii Animal,Buddleja davidii,Butterfly,insect Click/tap to enlarge

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''Buddleja davidii'' , also called summer lilac, butterfly-bush, or orange eye, is a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae, native to Sichuan and Hubei provinces in central China, and also Japan. It is widely used as an ornamental plant, and many named varieties are in cultivation. ''B. davidii'' is named for the Basque missionary and explorer in China, Father Armand David, who first noticed the shrub. It was found near Ichang by Dr Augustine Henry about 1887 and sent to St Petersburg... more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Nov 7, 2012. Captured Sep 14, 2009 16:09.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/6.3
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm