The Sleepy Orange is a bright orange butterfly with the upper side of the wings having wide black borders. The forewing coastal margin has a small, narrow black spot.
These butterflies are using a small Senna tree as a host plant. They are one of several species of Pieridae that use this plant as a host.
Senna is in the Fabaceae (legume or pea) family.
Lat: 33.15, Long: -97.02
Spotted on Jun 20, 2012
Submitted on Jun 22, 2012