Male Cabbage White Butterfly Photo

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Female Cabbage White Butterfly Picture
Cabbage White Butterfly Photo

Life Cycle of Butterflies

Cabbage White Butterfly Egg
Cabbage White Caterpillar
Cabbage White Chrysalis

Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)

Family: Whites and Sulphurs (Pieridae)

Subfamily: White (Pierinae)

Average Wingspan: 1 3/4" - 2 1/4"

Habitat: Fields, vegetable gardens, suburbs

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Cabbage White Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Male (open wing) - Big Stock Photo
Female (open wing) - Fred Miller
Female (closed wing) - Fred Miller
Egg - Fred Miller
Caterpillar - Diane P. Brooks
Chrysalis - Diane P. Brooks

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