Of cardamines and cardamine

Of cardamines and cardamine

Just found a butterfly named Anthocharis cardamines

Anthocharis cardamines resting on one of its preferred host plant species Cardamine pratensis

As per Wikipedia

Anthocharis cardamines, the orange tip, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae, which contains 1100 species of butterfly. A. cardamines is mainly found throughout Europe and temperate Asia The males feature wings with a signature orange pigmentation, which is the origin of A. cardamines’ common name.

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