Identification: Forewing narrow, rounded at tip, brown with fine grayish brown veins and streaks. Heaviest markings are large grayish brown orbicular, claviform, and reniform spots and curved midsection of pm. line. Hindwing lighter, unmarked.
Wing Span: 2.4-3.5 cm.
Life History: Sometimes migrates to the far north.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wide variety of low plants such as celery, grasses, Polygonum species, and sweet clover.
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
Comments: Spelling of genus was changed from Nomophilia to Nomophila in 7/2009 as per Hugh McGuinness.