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Tiger swallowtail butterfly, Papilio glaucus. One just like this sighted in late July on Asclepias tuberosa in my Atlanta garden.

One just like this sighted in late July on Asclepias tuberosa in my Atlanta garden.

Eastern Black Swallowtail - mimics the poisonous Pipevine Swallowtail. Also frequently confused with the dark version of the female Tiger Swallowtail.

Eastern Black Swallowtail - mimics the poisonous Pipevine Swallowtail. Also frequently confused with the dark version of the female Tiger Swallowtail.

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail State Butterfly & Mascot | State Symbols USA

The male has a lack of iridescent blue on its hind wing compared to its female counterpart.

It’s the Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes), the largest butterfly in the United States. With a wingspan that can measure over 6 inches, this is one butterfly that will definitely catch your attention!

It’s the Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes), the largest butterfly in the United States. With a wingspan that can measure over 6 inches, this is one butterfly that will definitely catch your attention!

Tiger Swallowtails are one of my most favorite butterflies! They are very large butterflies, with a wingspan of 2.5 - 4.5 inches, and black and yellow striped wings.

Tiger Swallowtails are one of my most favorite butterflies! They are very large butterflies, with a wingspan of - inches, and black and yellow striped wings.

Perennials July-August 2015 at Cady Falls Nursery

Purple Coneflower /ATTRACTS: Monarch Butterflies and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies. Plant with Nicotiania, Glorisa Daisy and Violets. Not necessarily native to SC but grows great for me here and come back better every year.

Black swallowtail butterfly  Google Image Result for http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/IMAGES/Oklahoma/swallowtail_black-380.jpg

Oklahoma designated the black swallowtail (Papilio polyxenesis) as the official state butterfly in Oklahoma is a home to a wide varitey of colorful butterflies. The black swallowtail is a migratory species indigenous to the state from May to October.

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