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Montana designated the lovely mourning cloak butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) as the official state butterfly in 2001. Often the first butterflies to emerge in the spring (frequently before the winter snow has melted), mourning cloaks rest on tree trunks and turn their dark wings toward the sun to absorb heat for flight.

Picture of satyr comma butterfly, anglewing or Polygonia satyrus host/nectar plants: stinging nettles.

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Oregon Red Admiral Butterfly host/nectar plants: stinging nettles.

Milberts Tortoiseshell Butterfly

We have three painted lady butterfly caterpillars in our classroom that are in cocoons. My babies are really excited about it.