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
“Milkweed is the single most important plant for Monarch butterflies. This lavishly illustrated book contains details about the structure and cultivation of native Milkweeds, information about the 139 nectar-feeding butterflies they...
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....

Plebejus shasta, the Shasta Blue, can be found in OR,ID,WY,ND,SD,NE,CA, and NV.
Favorite nectar plants include: Symphyotrichum
USDA Growing Zones for this plant include: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Host plants:
Astragalus calycosus
Astragalus chamaeleuce
Astragalus kentrophyta elatus
Astragalus kentrophyta tegetarius
Astragalus newberryi
Astragalus platytropis
Astragalus purshii
Astragalus spatulatus
Astragalus whitneyi
Lupinus arbustus
Lupinus breweri bryoides
Lupinus lyallii
Oxytropis parryi
Trifolium andersonii monoense
Trifolium dasyphyllum
Trifolium gymnocarpon
Trifolium nanum

CC by-sa 2.0 image courtesy of
Corey Kallstrom USFWS