This Painted Lady Butterfly is placidly sipping the sparse (?) nectar dribbled out by these low lying blooms.
Where are we?
Pennsylvania? Barbara Ann?
Georgia? Virginia? Kelly? Phyllis?
Vancouver Island? Peggy?
The Lower Rio Grande Valley? Javier? Mike?
South Carolina? Marcie?
West Virginia? Elisse?
Answer? Mt. Hermon, Israel.
The take away from this? Painted Ladys are considered to be the most universal of all butterflies, found on all continents. This one here mirrors all the others, with very subtle differences.