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Large, with white-spotted black hindwings and bright orange forewings, these magnificent prairie butterflies are in danger of sliding into the abyss. Formerly widespread throughout the northeastern United States, there is now but a single viable colony remaining -- at Fort Indiantown Military Reservation in Pennsylvania. Consider joining NABA and helping conserve butterflies throughout North America.
Prairies, especially tall-grass prairies and wet meadows.
Prairie Violet (Viola pedatifida) and other violets.