Striped Hairstreak

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.

Striped Hairstreak (1–1.5") Rare: L-Jun Swamp & marsh edges Indian hemp, N.J. tea Blueberry, hawthorn
Striped Hairstreak

June 29, 2013
Patuxent River State Park
Richard Smith