Jason: Working on the business presentation for the meeting tonight of the Austin chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas. I need a plant of the month.
Lisa: We should make it Barbara’s Buttons! You can use the pictures from my blog.
Jason: Hmmm, okay. But there aren’t any closeups.
Lisa: Hold one one sec, I’ll be right back. Runs out to front garden. Click.
The butterfly is a hairstreak — don’t ask me what species tho! Note the fake antannae and eyes on the back wings — that’s to fool birds into going after that end so the butterfly can get away. It works too, I have a photo or two to prove it around here somewhere.