Las Pilitas Nursery

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3232 Las Pilitas Rd
Santa Margarita, CA 93453

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Mylitta Crescent, Phyciodes mylitta

Larval plants are thistles, like Venus Thistle, Cirsium occidentale venustum,  but this little butterfly will hatch on most thistles.
The adult butterfly likes asters like Seaside Daisy, Erigeron glaucus and California Aster, Aster chilensis