At Cottonwood Spring in Joshua Tree National Park. March 30, 2009.
California Patches were fairly common at Horsethief Creek and along Cactus Spring Trail on September 20-21, 2013, and they were the most common butterfly nectaring on yellow roadside composites at Scissors Crossing on Sept. 28th. This photograph is from Scissors Crossing.
Chlosyne californica, Cactus Spring Trail, September 20th, 2013.
Chlosyne californica, same hike as above.