Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1300563

Hedgerow Hairstreak
Satyrium saepium

Observation date: July 14, 2021
Submitted by: EvSherr
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were three of these small butterflies feeding on the same stand of common yarrow growing in our Central Oregon yard. The yard is mainly ponderosa and lodgepole pines, with native shrub and flower understory. Only butterflies I have seen in our yard recently. There were more butterfly species in our yard last summer.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Deschutes County