Goldenrod Crab Spider

A pollinator’s predator

A yellow spider in the middle of a large yellow flower.
Goldenrod Crab Spider on an Arrowleaf Balsamroot. Photo by Kim Zuch.

I posted the photo above to my Facebook page last year. I’m not a huge fan of spiders, but I said, “A yellow spider on a yellow flower is pretty cool.”

A friend responded, saying that she loved Goldenrod Crab Spiders. “They’re adorable!”



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Kim Zuch

Kim Zuch


I write about nature, birdwatching, the outdoors, and conservation issues. I like to share pictures and sometimes my dogs show up. Twitter: @kimclawson2