Down a stream leading to the Vedder River in Chilliwack, B.C.
A foggy January day
Daucus carota (common names include wild carrot, bird’s nest, bishop’s lace, and Queen Anne’s lace)
I never knew a carrot to look so elegant!
2014-08-10: I have learned that this is not a Wasp at all. It is in fact a Metallic Green Bee! Thanks to Der Wandersmann for his advice!