Sleepy Orange Butterfly

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Sleepy Orange Butterfly
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Life Cycle of Butterflies

Sleepy Orange Chrysalis

Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)

Family: Whites and Sulphurs (Pieridae)

Subfamily: Sulphur (Coliadinae)

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

Habitat: Open areas, roadsides, fields, gardens

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

Sleepy Orange Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Open wing - Fred Miller
Closed wing - Fred Miller
Chrysalis - Fred Miller

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