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Discover the Acmon Blue butterfly


Last updated 3/24/2021 at 12:09pm

Acmon Blue butterfly.

Rosemary is the host plant for the Acmon Blue butterfly.

FALLBROOK – The Acmon Blue, Plebejus acmon, is a California butterfly that spans from the north coasts of Baja California to the Oregon state limit and the upper California mountains. Additionally, it flies from late February to October. These creatures will fly at sea level the entire season; however, they will fly at higher elevations from June to October.

The Acmon Blue is multiple brooded, meaning it has several sets of babies through the year. The butterflies' habitat usually consists of oak woodland, desert chaparrals, rocky mountain slopes, prairie hills, roadsides with sages and...

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