A tiny butterfly common from late April - June. Males are often seen puddling and adults nectar at a variety flowers.
Canada - throughout the U.S.. Openings and edges of deciduous woods, old fields, wooded freshwater marshes and swamps. Host Plants: Flowers of a variety of woody shrubs and occasionally herbs including dogwood (Cornus florida), New Jersey tea (Ceanothus americana), meadowsweet (Spiraea salicifolia), and Collinsia.
Lat: 42.96, Long: -85.66
Spotted on Jun 26, 2012
Submitted on Jun 27, 2012