www.zinnysworld.com Copyright 2000-
The Barred Yellow butterfly is also known as the Barred Sulphur or Fairy Yellow. It is a medium-
These butterflies are quite common and can be found from the southern United States southern to Argentina. In Florida, they have been observed in most counties. They do migrate southward during the cooler months. In Florida, they migrate from north Florida to south Florida in the fall.
Good places to look for Barred Yellows are sandhills, woody fields, and along roadsides. They feed on nectar from a wide variety of flowers. Their host plants include members of the pea family, such as pencil flowers and joint vetches.