Common Butterflies in Central Texas

 

Butterfly Host Plants Nectar Plants
Buckeye     Wild Petunia, Snapdragon Vine Verbena, Mistflower
Checkered Skipper    checkered-skipper Texas Red Oak, Mallows Black-eyed Susan, Aster
Gulf Fritillary     Passionvine Family Coneflower, Lantana
Hairstreak     Oaks Lantana
Monarch     Milkweed Family Milkweed, Mistflower
Painted Lady     Thistle, Mallows Millkweed, Purple Coneflower
Queen     Milkweed Family Daisy, Mistflower
Red Admiral     Nettles Dandelions, Aster, Clover
Sulphur     White clover, Senna Milkweed, Aster
Swallowtail, Black     Parsley, Dill Milkweed
Swallowtail, Pipevine     Pipevine Family Thistle