Brushfoots: Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.75" - 3"|
|Habitat:||Open woods, meadows, fields|
|Occurrence Level:||Common wanderer|
|Flight Period:||Late May to early September|
|Larval Host Plant:||Nettles|
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This Red Admiral was enjoying sunflower sap. This sap provides an excellent nectar source late in the season.