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Hesperia pahaska

Common name: Pahaska Skipper

Feeds on these plants:

Ageratina altissima

Ageratina havanensis

Ageratina jucunda

Ageratina occidentalis

Ceanothus americanus

Ceanothus arboreus

Ceanothus cuneatus ssp. rigidus

Ceanothus cuneatus

Ceanothus dentatus

Ceanothus gloriosus

Ceanothus griseus

Ceanothus griseus ‘Yankee Point’

Ceanothus hearstiorum

Ceanothus impressus

Ceanothus impressus
(sold as Vandenberg)

Ceanothus integerrimus

Ceanothus oliganthus

Ceanothus papillosus

Ceanothus prostratus

Ceanothus purpureus

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

Ceanothus x pallidus ‘Marie Simon’

Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’

Ceanothus ‘Diamond Heights’

Ceanothus ‘Julia Phelps’

Ceanothus
(sold as papillosus)

Monarda fistulosa

Senecio flaccidus

Symphyotrichum chilense

Symphyotrichum dumosum

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Symphyotrichum henersonii

Symphyotrichum lateriflium

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Symphyotrichum praealtum

Symphyotrichum puniceum

Symphyotrichum spathulatum

Verbena bonariensis

Verbena hastata

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Quartz scarlet)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Purple & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Red & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Sparkler Sky Blue & White)

Verbena hybrid
(sold as Tapien Pink)

Verbena lilacina

Verbena rigida 'polaris'

Verbena rigida polaris

Verbena rigida

Verbena stricta

Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Cherry Red)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Light Pink)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Pearl)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec Raspberry)

Verbena
(sold as Aztec White Magic)

Verbena
(sold as Babylon Deep Pink)

Verbena
(sold as Sparkler Purple & White)

Verbena
(sold as Sparkler Sky Blue & White)

Verbena
(sold as Tukana White)

Verbena
(sold as x hybrida Taylortown Red)

Hesperia pahaska, the Pahaska Skipper, can be found in CA,AZ,NM,TX,NV,UT,WY,ND,SD,NE and KS.
Favorite nectar plants include: Ceanothus and Verbena
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

PD image courtesy of
Robb Hannawacker PDM-owner