Brown Elfin

The Brown Elfin butterfly (Callophrys augustinus) is a member of the Gossamer-wing (Lycaenidae) family, and is found in the San Francisco Bay Area.

It is attracted to the following California native plants, found in the East Bay region:

Photo courtesy of Daniel Fitzgerald

Brown Elfin

Eriogonum angulosum
angle-stem wild buckwheat

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