Orange Sulphur Butterfly
Orange sulphurs are not always orange! Springtime females are often white and many butterflies have various amounts of orange from very little to a lot.
Butterfly Size: 1 3/8 – 2 3/4 inches
Habitats: A wide variety of open sites, especially clover and alfalfa fields, mowed fields, vacant lots, meadows, road edges.
Plants for the Orange Sulphur Butterfly
Plants in the pea family (Fabaceae) including:
- white clover
- white sweet clover
Nectar from many kinds of flowers including:
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