Brown Elfin

Species caption line: Cols 1 - 2: Species common name (followed by the wingspan range in inches). Col 3: Occurrence level & flight period. Col 4: Habitat. Col 5: Typically visits (for nectaring). Col 6: Larval host plants.

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; UMDCF - University of Maryland Central Farm.

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Brown Elfin (0.8–1.1") Rare: L-Apr Woods trails & edges Laurel leaves Huckleberry
Brown Elfin

May 1, 2001
Bon Secours
Jo Solem