Sachem

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.




Sachem (1.25–1.7") Abundant: M-Jul thru Sep Lawns, fields, & marshes Tickseed sunflower Crabgrass, Bermuda grass
Sachem (male)

Male
April 29, 2012
Dorsey Search
Annette Allor

Sachem (male)

Male
June 28, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Sachem (male)

Male
July 5, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Sachem (male)

Male
July 20, 2010
Mount Pleasant
Scott Berglund

Sachem (male)

Male
July 23, 2006
Swansfield (Columbia)
June Tveekrem

Sachem (male)

Male
August 19, 2016
Robinson Nature Center
Kurt Schwarz

Sachem (male)

Male
September 4, 2009
Mount Pleasant
Scott Berglund

Sachem (male)

Male
September 22, 2011
Font Hill Wetland Park
Annette Allor

Sachem (male)

Male
November 3, 2015
Patuxent Branch Trail
Linda Hunt

Sachem (male)

Female
May 12, 2012
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Sachem (female)

Female
July 5, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Sachem (female)

Female
July 9, 2011
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Sachem (female)

Female
August 22, 2012
Elkhorn Garden Plots
Allen Lewis

Sachem (female)

Female
September 3, 2009
Western Regional Park
Bonnie Ott

Sachem (female)

Female
September 4, 2009
Mount Pleasant
Scott Berglund

Sachem (female)

Female
September 4, 2009
Mount Pleasant
Scott Berglund

Sachem (male and female)

Male & Female
August 5, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Annette Allor

Sachem (male and female)

Male & Female
August 22, 2016
Western Regional Park
Bill Hill

Sachem (male and female)

Male & Female
September 26, 2013
Haviland Mill
Linda Hunt