This is by far the most common butterfly seen on Leaning Oaks early in the spring. It has two generations per year, the first being the most abundant. Celastrina echo can be seen nectaring on most of the meadow spring flowers, and often perches on grasses. It is found through the southern fifth of B.C. so it is likely that it is quite cosmopolitan in it's choice of food plants.
Two biologists on a beautiful property armed with cameras, smart phones and a marginal knowledge of websites took up the challenge of documenting one species a day on that property. Join along! Posts and photographs by Leah Ramsay and David Fraser (unless otherwise stated; started January 1, 2014.