Homophoberia apicosa - Hodges#9057 (Black Wedge-Spot).
Photo: 09/03/14, 9 pm.

The fuzzy spot in the middle of photo is the erect body of this moth. For North America, H. apicosa is one out of two species in this genus. Its larvae feed on smartweed (Polygonum) which (as suggested in the linked text) is an edible weed with a peppery flavor. 
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