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Strymon melinus

Common name: Gray Hairstreak

Feeds on these plants:

Achillea ageratifolia

Achillea ageratum
(sold as Moonshine)

Achillea alpina

Achillea clavennae

Achillea filipendulina

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium ‘Lavender Beauty’

Achillea millefolium ‘Paprika’

Achillea millefolium
(sold as Apple Blossom)

Achillea ptarmica

Achillea tomentosa

Achillea x kellereri

Achillea ‘Anblo’
(sold as Anthea)

Asclepias angustifolia

Asclepias asperula

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Deep Red)

Asclepias curassavica
(sold as Silky Gold)

Asclepias fascicularis

Asclepias hallii

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias perennis

Asclepias purpurascens

Asclepias quadrifolia

Asclepias speciosa

Asclepias subulata

Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias viridiflora

Ericameria nauseosa

Eriogonum abertianum

Eriogonum arborescens

Eriogonum compositum

Eriogonum crocatum

Eriogonum elatum

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Eriogonum giganteum

Eriogonum grande

Eriogonum jamesi

Eriogonum latifolium

Eriogonum nudum

Eriogonum ovalifolium

Eriogonum parishii

Eriogonum parvifolium

Eriogonum umbellatum

Eriogonum wrightii

Lepidospartum squamatum

Pluchea odorata

Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides

Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida pinnata

Sedum acre

Sedum aizoon

Sedum album

Sedum anglicum
(sold as gray)

Sedum anglicum
(sold as green)

Sedum caeruleum

Sedum dasphyllum

Sedum dendroideum

Sedum kamtschaticum var. floriferum ‘Weinhenstephaner Gold’

Sedum kamtschaticum

Sedum kamtschaticum
(sold as Akebono)

Sedum lineare ‘Variegatum’

Sedum lucidum

Sedum morganianum

Sedum niveum

Sedum pachyphyllum

Sedum rubrotinctum

Sedum rupestre

Sedum rupestre
(sold as Blue Spruce)

Sedum sieboldii

Sedum species

Sedum spurium

Sedum telephium

Sedum telephium ‘Bon Bon’

Sedum treleasei

Sedum ‘Matrona’

Sedum
(sold as Blue spruce)

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)

Veronica repens

Veronica ‘Waterperry Blue’

Veronica
(sold as Royal Candles)

Strymon melinus, the Gray Hairstreak, can be found in nearly every state in the union.
Favorite nectar plants include: Achillea, Asclepias, Cirsium, Eriogonum, and Verbena
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11