Gray Hairstreak Butterfly
Gray hairstreaks inside wings are much darker than the light gray exterior, but the orange spots are still visible.
Butterfly Size: 7/8 – 1 3/8 inches
Habitats: Open, nonforested sites; common in disturbed, weedy areas.
Plants for the Gray Hairstreak Butterfly
Flowers and fruits from an almost endless variety of plants; most often from:
Nectar from many flower species including:
- winter cress
- tick trefoil
- white sweet clover
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