Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240456

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: July 11, 2019
Submitted by: sandyleapt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on purple clover. This is the only one I saw that day. Flew away toward the center of the flower/weed patch when it noticed me. also 1 Mylitta Crescent patrolling the path, did not chase the Painted Lady.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 14, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Multnomah County