Painted Lady Butterfly Stock Photos

The Painted Lady (Vanessa Cardui) is one of the most widely distributed butterflies and is found on every continent, save Antarctica and South America. This selection of photos shows the butterfly from different angles nectaring at four different types of flowers: Eupatoriums, daisies, Zinnia elegans, and Buddleia davidii.

Many more images of New England butterfly and bird species are available than what is represented here. For inquiries on licensing and availability, please contact the artist at kimsmithdesigns@hotmail.com. All photos copyright Kim Smith.

Painted Lady  Bee Eupatorium ©Kim Smith 2012.JPainted Lady Eupatorium ©Kim Smith 2012Joe-pye Weed (Eupatorium purpurea)

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Buddleia -2 ©Kim Smith 2012.JPainted Lady Vanessa cardui Buddleia -3 ©Kim Smith 2012.JPainted Lady Vanessa cardui Buddleia ©Kim Smith 2012Buddleai davidii

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Korean Daisy ©Kim Smith 2009Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Korean Daisy -2 ©Kim Smith 2009Korean Daisy

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Zinnia elegans -2 ©Kim Smith 2012..PGPainted Lady Vanessa cardui Zinnia elegans ©Kim Smith 2012Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Zinnia elegans -3  ©Kim Smith 2012Zinnia elegans

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