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Range Map-Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Habitat: Open, sunny, upland fields and wet meadows. Easily attracted to gardens with flowers such as Butterfly Bush, Purple Coneflower, Wild Bergamot, and milkweeds. Flight Period: Early April to mid-October with peaks in May to early June, and July to mid-August. The summer brood is usually far larger than the spring brood. Extreme dates: North Jersey 4/1—10/19; South Jersey 3/31—10/15.
Spotted on Jun 16, 2018
Submitted on Oct 16, 2019