Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1301920

Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii

Observation date: July 17, 2021
Submitted by: Ed Rothwell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Huge numbers of Edwards' hairstreaks congregating on available orange milkweed plants along the pipeline corridor in the Allegan State Game Area. I counted upwards of 30 individuals on a single milkweed plant. Nectaring along with numerous karner blues.
Status: Stray
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: July 21, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Allegan County