Cabbage White

From September
The larvae of this common butterfly is known as a destructive pest to cole crops (cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, etc.).

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35 Comments on “Cabbage White”

  1. Hootin' Anni says:

    That’s a lovely image. I didn’t know that about them…but knew that they were called Cabbage butterflies. Learned something today, I did.

  2. TexWisGirl says:

    beautiful shot. i remember my mother dusting her cabbage plants for their caterpillars.

  3. Linda Kay says:

    Such a pretty critter, but can be so destructive, eating those leaves like crazy.

  4. Ela says:

    Just a lovely photo 🙂

  5. Robin says:

    Pat, very pretty! I love the colour of the flowers! So rich!

  6. What a gorgeous way to welcome folks to the new weekend.

  7. petal pics says:

    Yes, I know. But they are still pretty, especially on a flower.

  8. Although they are destructive, they are pretty little creatures!…:)JP

  9. Brian King says:

    That’s gorgeous!

  10. Teresa says:

    They really are annoying worms but beautiful butterflies.

  11. donna213 says:

    They are sure plentiful in the garden, even if you don’t grow Brassica crops. Nice capture.

  12. Leovi says:

    Very nice picture, that delightful butterfly, great colors !!

  13. DeniseinVA says:

    Sharp and clear and gorgeous!

  14. Marie-AZ says:

    Larvae may be destructive but look at this lovely butterfly! 🙂 Really great photo!

  15. Rick says:

    I’m all for anything that destroys cabbage, broccoli & cauliflower!

  16. Gorgeous shot, especially considering this is one of the plainer butterflies.

  17. geanina says:

    beautiful click!:)

  18. Lisa Gordon says:

    This sure is beautiful, Pat!

  19. Lea says:

    Beautiful photo!
    Have a great week!

  20. Britta says:

    Beautiful Photo!
    I like butteflies so much!
    Have a nice day!
    Hugs from Germany

  21. fredamans says:

    Might be a vegetable pest but is still a very beautiful butterfly. 🙂

  22. IcyBC says:

    She is quite beautiful though!

  23. Still a very pretty little butterfly. We didn’t have as many of them around this past summer. Love the lighting in this shot.

  24. I know it too well, but it’s pretty anywa!

  25. DeniseinVA says:

    That’s a perfect photo of that cute little squirrel. Captures his look of shock at the early snow.

  26. I’m always learning something new here. The shot is superb.

  27. Jim says:

    Destructively beautiful, Pat!

  28. Hannah says:

    The butterfly is beautiful, your photo brings out the veins in the wings so well. They flit over my kale plants, I try to find and pick off the eggs and tiny caterpillars.

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