butterfly grows though much of the northern hemisphere. In Britain,
were it is rare, it is known as Camberwell Beauty.
A large black
butterfly with yellow edging. When it's wings are closed
a Mourning cloak resembles the dark bark of a willow or cottonwood.
Flies like a Swallowtail and about the same size.
plants include mostly riparian plants like willows, cottonwoods, blackberry, elm,
hackberry and others.
One of the
old names was Aglais antiopa.
“It is a familiar insect to all who
have had an interest in nature, and never fails to arouse admiration on
account of its brilliant coloration and boldness of pattern.”
to the Butterfly List
the Butterfly plants