Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Butterflies for Spring in Texas

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Butterflies

American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
Broad-winged Skipper (Poanes viator)
Carolina Satyr (Hermeuptychia sosybius)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius)
Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae)
Cobweb Skipper (Hesperia metea)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Common Mestra (Mestra amymone)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Dainty Sulphur (Nathalis iole)
Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan)
Dotted Skipper (Hesperia attalus)
Dun Skipper (Euphyes vestris)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (Calycopis isobeon)
Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Falcate Orangetip (Anthocharis midea)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis)
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
Goatweed Leafwing (Anaea andria)
Gorgone Checkerspot (Chlosyne gorgone)
Graphic Crescent (Phyciodes graphica)
Great Purple Hairstreak (Atlides halesus)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (Staphylus hayhurstii)
Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici)
Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)
Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe)
Little Wood Satyr (Megisto cymela)
Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)
Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Morning-glory Prominent (Schizura ipomoeae)
Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
Northern Sicklewing (Eantis tamenund)
Orange Skipperling (Copaeodes aurantiaca)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
Reakirt's Blue (Echinargus isola)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops)
Sachem (Atalopedes campestris)
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
Southern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia otho)
Southern Cloudywing (Thorybes bathyllus)
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
Southern Hairstreak (Satyrium favonius)
Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minima)
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
Texan Crescent (Anthanassa texana)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Western Pygmy-Blue (Brephidium exilis)
Zebra Heliconian (Heliconius charithonia)

Caterpillar  Plants

Althea
Asclepias (milkweed)
Blue Bonnets
Clover
Catalpa
Dill
Esperanza
Fennel
Hackberry
Holly
Ironwood
Lantana
Mallow
Mullein
Oak
Parsley
Passionvine
Pipevine
Redbud
Snapdragon Vine
Sumac
Sunflower
St. Augustine
Texas Persimmon
Thistle
Wax Myrtle
Willow
Wooly Croton


Nectar Plants

Aster
Butterfly Bush
Clover
Echinacea
Goldenrod
Lantana
Marigold
Milkweed
Thistle
Verbena
Vetch



Grassroots Horticulture
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