I spotted this large, beautiful butterfly in my neighbor’s Mexican petunias this morning and began taking photos.

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My first thought was a Black Swallowtail, but after looking at swallowtail photos I think it may be a Spicebush Swallowtail.

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Butterfly deep inside a flower.

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Visiting another flower.

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Swallowtail about to leave a flower.

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Swallowtail in flight as it left the Mexican petunias.

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