Lushootseed Name for Butterfly:  yuʔ√yuʔbəč  To listen, click here

Scientific Name:  Callophrys augustinus

The Brown Elfin adult butterflies emerge in mid-February and fly to late July.  The pupae (chrysalis) live through the winter.  Its host plants include salal, madrone, manzanita, kinnikinnick, rhododendron, huckleberry, and serviceberry.

For more information about Brown Elfin Butterflies go to the Butterflies of Oregon Website, the Butterflies and Moths of North America site or consult other resources listed on the Native Plant and Animal Resource Page.