This image finally explained to me how their eggs get on the underside of the leaf as they are perched on top of it.
‘Black Swallowtail Oviposit’ (Look closely and you can see other eggs)
‘…and the ensuing Black Swallowtail caterpillar swarm….’
‘Micheaux Lily bulbs’
‘Chrysoganum close up’
‘Tiny native bee coming in for a landing on Columbine’
‘Hoverfly lined up with Sisyrinchium petals’
‘Marshallia blooms at sunset’
‘Tiny Caterpillar using Rudbeckia flower parts as cover’
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!