Satyrium saepium “Hedgerow Hairstreak” Lycaenidae

Seeley Lake, MT
July 26, 2014
Robert Niese

An adorable coppery hairstreak that rears its young on our abundant Ceanothus velutinus, or Snowbrush, here in Montana. Snowbrush grows best in open, brushy areas like those created after a fire or in a clearcut. And where there’s Ceanothus you’ll find these adorable Hedgerow Hairstreaks.

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