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Butterflies and Moths of North America

Butterflies and Moths of North America is a searchable database of verified butterfly and moth records in the United States and Mexico. This site includes dynamic distribution maps, photographs, species accounts, and species checklists for each county in the U.S. and each state in Mexico.

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Ceanothus sanguineusRedstem Ceanothus
Oregon Tea-tree
Wild Lilac
Chenopodium albumLambsquarters
Chiococca albaSnowberry
West Indian Milkberry
David's Milkberry
Cahinca
West Indian Snowberry
Chelone glabraWhite Turtlehead
Chionanthus virginicusWhite Fringetree
Fringe Tree
Snowflower Tree
Flowering Ash
Old Man's Beard
Grandfather Graybeard
Grancy Graybeard
Cirsium discolorField Thistle
Cirsium horridulumBristle Thistle
Yellow Thistle
Horrid Thistle
Purple Thistle
Spiny Thistle
Bull Thistle
Cirsium muticumSwamp Thistle
Cirsium pitcheriSand Dune Thistle
Cleome serrulataRocky Mountain Beeplant
Skunkweed
Waa
Cornus alternifoliaAlternateleaf Dogwood
Alternate-leaf Dogwood
Pagoda Dogwood
Corylus cornutaBeaked Hazelnut
Beaked Filbert
Cornus floridaFlowering Dogwood
Virginia Dogwood
Florida Dogwood
White Cornel
Arrowwood
American Boxwood
False Box
St. Peter's Crown
Corona De San Pedro
Coursetia glandulosaCoursetia
Rosary Baby-bonnets
Rosary Babybonnets
Condalia hookeriBluewood Condalia
Brasil
Brasilwood
Bluewood
Logwood
Purple Haw
Capul Negro
Comptonia peregrinaSweet-fern
Sweetfern
Cornus racemosaGray Dogwood
Cornus rugosaRoundleaf Dogwood
Cornus sericeaRed Osier Dogwood
Red Osier
Red-twig Dogwood
Condalia spathulataKnifeleaf Condalia
Comandra umbellataBastard Toadflax
Condalia viridisGreen Snakewood
Green Condalia
Croton capitatusHogwort
Texas Goatweed
Crataegus douglasiiBlack Hawthorn
Cyperus esculentusYellow Nutsedge
Chufa Sedge
Yellow Nut-grass
Danthonia spicataPoverty Oatgrass
Poverty Wild Oat Grass
Curly Grass
Desmodium canadenseShowy Tick Trefoil
Deschampsia cespitosaTufted Hairgrass
Tufted Hair Grass
Desmodium glutinosumPointedleaf Ticktrefoil
Dicliptera brachiataBranched Dicliptera
Branched Foldwing
Diapensia lapponicaDiapensia
Pincushion Plant
Distichlis spicataSaltgrass
Coastal Salt Grass
Inland Salt-grass
Diospyros texanaTexas Persimmon
Mexican Persimmon
Black Persimmon
Chapote
Chapote Prieto
Dicentra unifloraLonghorn Steer's-head
Diospyros virginianaCommon Persimmon
Eastern Persimmon
Possumwood
Date Plum
Winter Plum
Jove's Fruit
Dryas integrifoliaEntireleaf Mountain-avens
Dryas octopetalaEightpetal Mountain-avens
Eight-petal Mountain-avens
White Mountain-avens
Mountain Dryas
Eleocharis ellipticaElliptic Spikerush
Empetrum nigrumBlack Crowberry
Epigaea repensTrailing Arbutus
Mayflower
Plymouth Mayflower
Eriogonum abertianumAbert's Buckwheat
Abert's Wild Buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatumEastern Mojave Buckwheat
Eastern Mojave Wild Buckwheat
California Buckwheat
Flattop Buckwheat
Eriogonum giganteumSt. Catherine's Lace
Eriogonum nudumNaked Buckwheat
Nakedstem Buckwheat
Erigeron philadelphicusPhiladelphia Fleabane
Fleabane Daisy
Eriogonum umbellatumSulphur-flower Buckwheat
Sulphur-flower Wild Buckwheat
Sulphur Buckwheat
Sulphur-flower
Eriogonum wrightiiWright's Buckwheat
Bastard-sage
Wild Buckwheat
Perennial Buckwheat
Shrubby Buckwheat
Shrubby Bastard-sage
Eugenia axillarisWhite Stopper
Eurybia macrophyllaBigleaf Aster
Large-leaf Wood-aster
Fagus grandifoliaAmerican Beech
White Beech
Red Beech
Ridge Beech
Beechnut Tree
Festuca idahoensisBlue Bunchgrass
Bunchgrass Fescue
Idaho Fescue
Fraxinus albicansTexas Ash
Mountain Ash
Fraxinus americanaWhite Ash
American Ash
Cane Ash
Smallseed White Ash
Biltmore White Ash
Biltmore Ash
Fraxinus greggiiGregg's Ash
Gregg Ash
Littleleaf Ash
Dogleg Ash
Escobilla
Barreta China
Fraxinus pennsylvanicaGreen Ash
Red Ash
Swamp Ash
River Ash
Water Ash
Darlington Ash
Fragaria virginianaVirginia Strawberry
Wild Strawberry
Gaultheria hispidulaCreeping Snowberry
Creeping-snowberry
Glycyrrhiza lepidotaAmerican Licorice
Wild Licorice
Gleditsia triacanthosHoney Locust
Common Honey Locust
Thorny Common Honey Locust
Honey Shucks Locust
Sweet Locust
Thorny Locust
Honey Shucks
Sweet Bean Tree
Gymnocladus dioicusKentucky Coffeetree
Stump Tree
Hamelia patensScarletbush
Firebush
Helianthus argophyllusSilverleaf Sunflower
Helianthus decapetalusThinleaf Sunflower
Ten-petaled Sunflower
Thin-leaved Sunflower
Pale Sunflower
Horkelia fuscaPinewoods Horkelia
Humulus lupulusCommon Hop
Humulus lupulus var. lupuloidesCommon Hop
Hydrangea arborescensWild Hydrangea
Sevenbark
Hybanthus verticillatusBabyslippers
Nodding Green Violet
Green Violet
Ilex mucronataCatberry
Juniperus californicaCalifornia Juniper
Desert White Cedar
Juglans microcarpaLittle Walnut
Texas Walnut
Texas Black Walnut
River Walnut
Nogalito
Nogalillo
Namboca
Kalmia angustifoliaSheep Laurel
Lambkill Kalmia
Lambkill
Kalmia latifoliaMountain Laurel
Calico Bush
Kalmia
Laportea canadensisCanadian Woodnettle
Wood Nettle
Larix laricinaTamarack
American Larch
Hacmatack
Black Larch
Leptochloa dubiaGreen Sprangletop
Leucophyllum frutescensCenizo
Purple Sage
Texas Ranger
Texas Barometer Bush
Texas Silverleaf
Texas Sage
Silverleaf
Ledum groenlandicumBog Labrador Tea
Rusty Labrador Tea
Labrador Tea
Hudson's Bay Tea
Muskeg Tea
Lespedeza hirtaHairy Lespedeza
Leersia oryzoidesRice Cutgrass
Rice Cut Grass
Leersia virginicaWhitegrass
Lippia albaBushy Lippia
Lindera benzoinNorthern Spicebush
Spicebush
Wild Allspice
Liriodendron tulipiferaTulip Tree
Tulip Poplar
Yellow Poplar
Lotus scopariusCommon Deerweed
Deerweed
Lonicera sempervirensCoral Honeysuckle
Trumpet Honeysuckle
Woodbine
Lupinus perennisSundial Lupine
Wild Lupine
Lupinus texensisTexas Bluebonnet
Bluebonnet
Texas Lupine
Buffalo Clover
Wolf Flower
Maurandella antirrhinifloraSnapdragon Vine
Roving Sailor
Climbing Snapdragon
Little Snapdragon Vine
Malpighia glabraBarbados Cherry
Wild Crapemyrtle
Acerola
Manzanita
Manfreda maculosaFalse Aloe
Spice Lily
Spice-lily
Magnolia virginianaSweetbay
Sweetbay Magnolia
Southern Sweetbay
Swampbay
Swamp Magnolia
Sweet Magnolia
Small Magnolia
Laurel Magnolia
White Bay
White Laurel
Swamp Laurel
Beaver Tree
Mimulus ringensAllegheny Monkeyflower
Square-stemmed Monkeyflower
Square-stem Monkeyflower
Mimulus ringens var. ringensAllegheny Monkeyflower
Morella californicaPacific Wax Myrtle
California Wax Myrtle
Pacific Bayberry
California Bayberry
Morella ceriferaWax Myrtle
Southern Wax Myrtle
Southern Bayberry
Eastern Bayberry
Bayberry
Candleberry
Tallow Shrub
Morella pensylvanicaNorthern Bayberry
Candleberry
Muhlenbergia emersleyiBullgrass
Bull Muhly
Nolina texanaTexas Sacahuista
Texas Beargrass
Basket Grass
Sacahuista
Bunchgrass
Passiflora affinisBracted Passionflower
Passion Flower
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Lifespan

Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
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 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
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Height (in feet)
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Leaf Arrangement
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Leaf Retention
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