Variable Checkerspot

The Variable Checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas chalcedona) is a member of the Brush-footed (Nymphalidae) 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

Variable Checkerspot

Stachys pycnantha
short-spiked hedge nettle
adelinia
seep monkeyflower

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