Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1260651

Clouded Sulphur
Colias philodice

Observation date: July 15, 2020
Submitted by: Anne Wills
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly clear sky, about 85 degrees, humidity about 80%. Suburban neighborhood, east side of house. The butterfly was drinking from a bright orange cone-flower cultivar, then flew out of sight. Nearby were large pin oaks, sweet gums, maples, holly bushes, rosemary, thyme, lesser periwinkle, and not-yet-blooming ironweed, wingstem, and arrow-wood viburnum.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Putnam County