Queen Anne's Lace and the Varied Carpet Beetle

If you take these wildflowers indoors.....
make sure these little insects aren't on them ;0)

Varied Carpet Beetles (Anthrenus verbasci) are feeding on the pollen of the delicate white flowers of Queen Anne's Lace (daucus carota - apiaceae)

Nature Native Wildflower Photograph by Carolyn Hietala
Image taken in Richmond, Virginia - Chesterfield County
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