Cottony fluff from flatids

This time of year many species of plants host flatid plant hoppers that produce a cottony

IMG_1790 mass. These are vert evident as you look around most yards, forests, and other habitats. Just look for bright white stems then go dig in and you will find plant hopper nymphs that are yellow, white, or green. They really do not do any damage but do attract a lot of attention. In some cases they are tended by ants.

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