Butterfly Habitat > Agricultural Areas

Some species of butterflies feed on what we call "weeds." Weeds can grow thick in disturbed and/or agricultural areas. These weeds include thistles, asters, grasses, etc. The butterflies we can find in these habitats include the sandhill skipper, juba skipper, checkered skipper, themistocles skipper, cabbage white, checkered white, alfalfa butterfly, yellow sulphur, melissa blue, common ringlet, large wood nymph, and others.