Pearl Crescent Butterfly
Pearl Crescent butterflies are just over an inch in size and can be found in open areas. These beauties feed on nectar from flowers.
Butterfly Size: 1 1/4 – 1 3/4 inches
Habitats: Open areas such as pastures, road edges, vacant lots, fields, open pine woods.
Plants for the Pearl Crescent Butterfly
- Several species of smooth-leaved true asters
Nectar from a wide variety of flowers including:
- swamp milkweed
- shepherd’s needle
- winter cress
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