Nymphalis californica (Boisduval, 1852)
Status: Rare stray
Range: This butterfly resides in the United State west of the Rocky Mountains with rare strays found east of there.
Larval Hostplant(s): Various Ceanothus species
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single brood which overwinters.
Habitat: Strays may occur anywhere.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 2 3/4 inches
Overwintering: As adults
Similar Species: None