Butterfly Garden by Mike MacDonald

Silver Skipper

[Silver Skipper picture] Silver Skippers lay eggs on grasses and take nectar from many flower species. Because of their chunky bodies many people assume that they are moths. In fact what separates moths from butterflies is their antennae. Moth antennae are feather-like while butterfly antennae have a hook or knob at the tip.

Butterfly Plants
Agastache | Aster | Borage | Calendula
Centaurea | Cosmos | Echinacea | Hesperis
Lupine | Marigold | Mexican Sunflower | Parsley
Red Clover | Violet | White Clover | Yarrow

The Butterflies
Black Swallowtail | Cabbage White | Monarch
Mourning Cloak | Red Admiral | Silver Skipper | Silvery Blue
Skipper | Sulphur | Tawny Crescent | Tiger Swallowtail | Vanessa | White Admiral

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