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Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

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Host plants for Vanessa cardui (Painted Lady) native to California ( 6 confirmed , 453 likely * )
* 8
Malva Rosa Malva assurgentiflora Malva assurgentiflora

* 11
Big Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata Artemisia tridentata

* 15
Silver Bush Lupine Lupinus albifrons var. collinus Lupinus albifrons var. collinus

* 17
Chick Lupine Lupinus microcarpus Lupinus microcarpus

* 21
Sunflower Helianthus annuus Helianthus annuus

* 24
Dune Sagewort Artemisia pycnocephala Artemisia pycnocephala

* 27
Mugwort Artemisia douglasiana Artemisia douglasiana

* 28
Wild Tarragon Artemisia dracunculus Artemisia dracunculus

* 38
Mountain Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana

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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