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Charleston, SC
(Zone 9a)

October 10, 2005
6:47 AM

Post #1807806

These butterflies are pale yellow/green. They LOVE this plant. There are often 5 or more on the plant at once. Any idea "who" they are?

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Lutz, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 10, 2005
10:22 AM

Post #1807875

It's a Sulphur butterfly for sure. Here's a link to SC butterflies that will help you ID it
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(Taylor) Plano, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 10, 2005
1:49 PM

Post #1808112

Aren't they gorgeous? ..they are one of my favorites...

there seem to be an abundance of them right now, too...


Charleston, SC
(Zone 9a)

October 10, 2005
3:48 PM

Post #1808302

Thanks Floridian, for the info and the link. I'm thinking the Cloudless Sulphur is the best fit.

Yes, seedpicker, they are lovely. There is quite a flurry of them around this particular plant all day, and the yellow color really stands out - as if the area has been punctuated with highlighter markings that dance.

Thanks, all.

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