Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly

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 I wondered if the silvery checkerspot butterflies would visit in my gardens this summer. It seemed like they normally flew earlier.

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The silvery checkerspot butterflies lay their eggs on wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia).

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It’s easy to see where it got its name.

6 responses to this post.

  1. Great pictures specialy the butterfly is very beautiful !!!! ☺


  2. That’s a pretty one that I’ve never seen, and a great shot of it!


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