Paper Wasp on Lance-Leaved Goldenrod

photograph of a paper wasp on lance-leaved goldenrod

I had a little trouble identifying this species of wasp but I believe it is a paper wasp.  In my experience they are not aggressive unless you disturb their nests.  In this case I was photographing wildflowers when the wasp approached to gather nectar.  I sat still, watched and photographed it and the wasp didn’t even seem to notice me.

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About Doug Couvillion

I'm an amateur photographer living in the Richmond, Virginia area. I use photography as a creative outlet and something completely different from my profession. View all posts by Doug Couvillion

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