|Northern Paper Wasp|
The Common Boneset is a hive of activity right now. Wasps especially are attracted to the white flowers. I counted seven Northern Paper Wasps on one plant yesterday.
Insects of the North Woods)
Wasps play an important role in the wildlife garden, keeping populations of plant damaging insects down and providing a balanced food web.
Wasps are not aggressive when visiting flowers for nectar. Stop and take a closer look at them and appreciate their unique forms and colorations.