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Although considered a medium-
These butterflies are easily recognized by their lemon-
They prefer to nectar on red flowers. However, the host plants for the caterpillars are the herbs and shrubs of the Bean family (Cassia species). Several generations are produced each year. In Florida, adults can be seen every month of the year, but they are most abundant from August-
The photos on this page were taken in Lee County and Polk County.