World Bee Day is May 20th, it is a day to raise awareness about the importance of bees and pollination of plants, as well as acknowledging beekeepers and all they do in harvesting honey and other bee products.
Marine Blue butterfly on a Desert Globemallow wildflower in northern Arizona.
Here is a Honeybee on a Verbena plant in the sunshine.
Arachne Checkerspots are found in the western U.S. in desert grasslands and open mountain meadows. Their host plants and nectar are penstemon and beardstongue. This one is in a mountain meadow area in northern Arizona.