Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1159217

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: May 29, 2018
Submitted by: Lisahug
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: on watercress patch where there were many butterflies 2 days ago. I saw this same individual butterfly (notch in hindwing) on this same watercress patch when I came back down the road at around 4:30pm. surrounded by Oak/Gray Pine Forest with grassy areas interspersed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 30, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Sonoma County, United States, California