Common Buckeye Butterfly
While they may vary seasonably in their overall color, Buckeyes are easily identifiable by their large and beautiful eyespots.
Butterfly Size: 1 5/8 – 2 3/4 inches
Habitats: Open, sunny areas with low vegetation and some bare ground such as old fields, alongside roads, grassy lawns, and rights-of-way.
Plants for the Common Buckeye Butterfly
- snapdragon (Antirrhinum)
- toadflax (Linaria)
- plantains (Plantago)
- ruellia (Ruellia nodiflora)
- tickseed sunflower
- other flowers are also visited
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