Clouded Sulphur Butterfly
Butterfly Size: 1 1/2 – 2 3/4 inches
Habitats: Many different open areas including fields, lawns, alfalfa and clover fields, road edges, meadows.
Plants for the Clouded Sulphur Butterfly
Plants in the pea family (Fabaceae) including:
- white clover
- pea (Pisum sativum)
Flower nectar – almost anything blooming. These include:
- Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia)
- black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
- butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
- daisy fleabane (Erigeron spp)
- aster (Aster spp)
- goldenrod (Solidago spp)
- ironweed (Vernonia spp)
- purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
Food and Host Plants
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