Butterflies in Mind -- Zinnia
Susan C. Dunlap
A collection of 50 images as if seen from a butterfly’s point of view. Includes the names of native Zinnia species and the most complete list of US butterflies that will feed on Zinnia blossoms.
Butterflies in Mind -- Asclepias
Susan C. Dunlap
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Butterflies in Mind -- Monarch
Susan C. Dunlap
This abundantly illustrated volume enables you to select from a complete list of well described perennial nectar plants that are known to attract & feed Monarch butterflies. Over 40 genera are described that are suitable to be grown...
Butterflies in Mind -- Perennials
Susan C. Dunlap
Butterflies in Mind - Perennials. This book is a definitive guide to perennial nectar plants preferred by US butterflies. It empowers you to feed, attract, support (and help identify) nectar-feeding butterflies that reside in the US....

Brephidium exilis

Common name: Western Pygmy Blue

Feeds on these plants:

Achillea ageratifolia

Achillea ageratum
(sold as Moonshine)

Achillea alpina

Achillea clavennae

Achillea filipendulina

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium ‘Lavender Beauty’

Achillea millefolium ‘Paprika’

Achillea millefolium
(sold as Apple Blossom)

Achillea ptarmica

Achillea tomentosa

Achillea x kellereri

Achillea ‘Anblo’
(sold as Anthea)

Ageratum conyzoides

Asclepias angustifolia

Asclepias asperula

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Deep Red)

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Gold)

Asclepias fascicularis

Asclepias hallii

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias perennis

Asclepias purpurascens

Asclepias quadrifolia

Asclepias speciosa

Asclepias subulata

Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias viridiflora

Atriplex canescens

Baccharis douglasii

Baccharis emoryi

Baccharis glutinosa

Baccharis hamilifolia

Baccharis pilularis ‘Pigeon Point’

Baccharis salicifolia

Baccharis sarothroides

Baileya multiradiata

Centaurea macrocephala

Cirsium altissimum
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium arvense
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium hilli
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium muticum
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium nuttalii
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium occidentale
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium species
(sold as Thistle)

Cirsium vulgare
(sold as Thistle)

Corethrogyne filagini

Corethrogyne filaginifolia

Descurainia pinnate

Descurainia species

Eriogonum abertianum

Eriogonum arborescens

Eriogonum compositum

Eriogonum crocatum

Eriogonum elatum

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Eriogonum giganteum

Eriogonum grande

Eriogonum jamesi

Eriogonum latifolium

Eriogonum nudum

Eriogonum ovalifolium

Eriogonum parishii

Eriogonum parvifolium

Eriogonum umbellatum

Eriogonum wrightii

Eupatorium cannabinum

Eupatorium capillifolium

Eupatorium fistulosum

Eupatorium maculatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium serotinum

Eupatorium wrightii

Helianthus angustifolius

Helianthus annuus
(sold as Junior Yellow)

Helianthus annuus
(sold as Paquito Mix)

Helianthus laevigatus

Helianthus maximiliani

Helianthus mollis

Helianthus occidentalis

Helianthus petiolaris

Helianthus salicifolius

Heliotropium curassavicum

Isocoma menziesii

Lepidium species

Lepidium virginicum

Phyla nodiflora

Phyla nodifolia

Ratibida columnifera

Solidago californica

Solidago canadensis

Solidago flexicaulis

Solidago multiradiata

Solidago nultiradiata

Solidago rigida

Solidago rugosa

Solidago spectabilis

Solidago ‘Crown Of Rays’

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Sphaeralcea incana

Sphaeralcea munroana

Symphyotrichum chilense

Symphyotrichum dumosum

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Symphyotrichum henersonii

Symphyotrichum lateriflium

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Symphyotrichum praealtum

Symphyotrichum puniceum

Symphyotrichum spathulatum

Brephidium exilis, the Western Pygmy Blue, can be found in WA,OR,ID,WY,CA,NV,UT,AZ,NM,TX,LA,KS,NE,MO, and FL.
Favorite nectar plants include: Achillea, Asclepias, and Eriogonum
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10