Hackberry Emperor Butterfly
The Hackberry Emperor is a very social butterfly. They are salt loving and tend to perch on sweaty arms and perspiration damp clothing. They are not afraid to light on people.
Butterfly Size: 1 3/8 – 2 1/2 inches
Habitats: Along wooded streams, forest glades and river edges, wooded roadsides, towns
Plants for the Hackberry Emperor Butterfly
- Various hackberries (Celtis species)
- sugarberry (Celtis laevigata)
- rotting fruit