Tiny insects are showing up on my plants — especially the potted daylilies that have been placed on the porch. Continue reading
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Red Spotted Weevil on Sunflowers
When I found holes in the stem and about a food missing at the top of this sunflower (pictured above), I didn’t expect to find a tiny weevil responsible for the damage!
Weevils cause plant damage by using mouth parts and drilling holes in the plant, then feeding on the plant sap. These weevils have “snout” (see picture above) structures similar to the boll weevil—a major economic pest on cotton.