Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly
Butterfly Size: 1 3/4 – 2 5/16 inches
Habitats: Brushy fields, edges of woods, gardens, and other disturbed open habitats.
Plants for the Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly
Vine legumes including:
- various beans
- hog peanuts
- beggar’s ticks
- blue peas
Flower nectar from a variety of plants including:
- shepherd’s needle
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