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Pale Swallowtail Butterfly

Pale Swallowtail Butterfly
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant:

  • Butterfly: Pale Swallowtail or Pallid Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
  • Description: white-cream or very pale yellow, red-orange patches just above the tail, tiger stripes. Caterpillars: green, yellow band, 2 “eye” spots
  • Locations: open woodlands, forest clearings, ponds, puddling parties
  • Wingspan: 3.5 to 4.5 inches
  • Nectar Sources: lilac
  • Host Plants: buckbrush, mountain balm, and mountain lilac, as well as red alder, ocean spray, bitter cherry, and serviceberry

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Pale Swallowtail Butterfly
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Nectar Sources: Lilac
Lilac

Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar Host Plant: Buckthorn (Mountain Lilac, Buckbrush)
Buckthorn
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant: Mountain Balm (Yerba Santa, Mountain Balm, Consumptive’s Weed, Bear Weed)
Mountain Balm
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant: Red Alder
Red Alder
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant: Oceanspray
Oceanspray
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant: Bitter Cherry
Bitter Cherry
Pale Swallowtail Butterfly Host Plant: Servicecherry
Servicecherry

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