Clouded Sulphur

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Clouded Sulphur 
Colias philodice

Wing span: 
1 1/2 to 2 3/4  inches 

Caterpillar hosts plants: 
eaves of legumes (Leguminosae family) including alfalfa, Medicago; white clover, Trifolium; pea, Pisum

Adult food:  
nectar of many plant flowers

alfalfa and clover fields, fields in general, lawns, meadows, road edges 

females lay eggs singly, hibernates as third-stage caterpillars, puddles 

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