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Cupido amyntula

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Host plants for Cupido amyntula (Western Tailed-blue) native to California ( 8 confirmed , 198 likely * )
* 9
Deerweed Acmispon glaber Acmispon glaber

* 12
Otay Mtn. Lotus Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis

* 13
Pacific Pea Lathyrus vestitus Lathyrus vestitus

* 17
Common Deerweed Acmispon glaber var. glaber Acmispon glaber var. glaber

* 21
Wild Sweetpea Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus

* 23
Marsh Milkvetch Astragalus pycnostachyus Astragalus pycnostachyus

* 28
Pursh's Milk Vetch Astragalus purshii var. lectulus Astragalus purshii var. lectulus

* 29
Delta Tule Pea Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii

* 30
San Diego Pea Lathyrus vestitus var. alefeldii Lathyrus vestitus var. alefeldii

* 31
Pursh's Milk Vetch Astragalus purshii var. tinctus Astragalus purshii var. tinctus

* 32
Big Deervetch Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia

* 33
American Vetch Vicia americana ssp. americana Vicia americana ssp. americana

* 39
Sulphur Pea Lathyrus sulphureus Lathyrus sulphureus

* 40
Fremont's Milkvetch Astragalus lentiginosus var. fremontii Astragalus lentiginosus var. fremontii

* 42
Freckled Milkvetch Astragalus lentiginosus var. variabilis Astragalus lentiginosus var. variabilis

* 43
Astragalus douglasii var. parishii Astragalus douglasii var. parishii

Links for More Information About this Species

BAMONA, Wikipedia

Sources for butterfly and moth host plant information include; The National Wildlife Federation's Native Plant Finder, with thanks to Doug Tallamy and Kimberley Shropshire for researching and sharing this information, the National History Museum's Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants, and Butterflies and Moths of North America. Special thanks to Calscape volunteer Bridget Kelley for aggregating host plant data from all these sources. Butterfly and moth observations and images sources include Calphotos, GBIF (GBIF.org (27 August 2019) GBIF Occurrence Download https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.rywrmh), iDigBio, the Symbiota Collections of Arthropods Network and Butterflies and Moths of North America. Climate data is provided by the PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University.

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