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Western Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio rutulus

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Host plants for Papilio rutulus (Western Tiger Swallowtail) native to California ( 17 confirmed , 89 likely * )
* 20
Blue Oak Quercus douglasii Quercus douglasii

* 21
Black Oak Quercus kelloggii Quercus kelloggii

* 22
Catalina Cherry Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii

* 25
Box Elder Acer negundo Acer negundo

* 26
Valley Oak Quercus lobata Quercus lobata

* 27
Scrub Oak Quercus berberidifolia Quercus berberidifolia

* 29
Red Willow Salix laevigata Salix laevigata

* 30
Hollyleaf Cherry Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia

* 33
Garry's Oak Quercus garryana Quercus garryana

* 34
Leather Oak Quercus durata var. durata Quercus durata var. durata

* 36
Oregon Ash Fraxinus latifolia Fraxinus latifolia

* 37
Vine Maple Acer circinatum Acer circinatum

* 40
Velvet Ash Fraxinus velutina Fraxinus velutina

* 46
Mountain Alder Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia

* 48
Garry's Oak Quercus garryana var. breweri Quercus garryana var. breweri

* 49
Shreve Oak Quercus parvula var. shrevei Quercus parvula var. shrevei

* 50
Muller Oak Quercus cornelius-mulleri Quercus cornelius-mulleri

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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