Phaon Crescent Butterfly
Almost identical to Pearl Crescents, but Phaons tend to fly much lower rarely getting 6 inches above the ground. Phaons will stay near frogfruit.
Butterfly Size: 1 – 1 1/2 inches
Habitats: A wide variety of open sites, especially clover and alfalfa fields, mowed fields, vacant lots, meadows, road edges.
Plants for the Phaon Crescent Butterfly
- Frogfruit (Lippia lanceolata)
- mat grass (Lippia nodiflora) in the verbena family
- Flowers in the lippie family (a genus of verbena)
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