What lovely common names butterflies do have! Amy Witt’s mother, Linda Witt, helped me id this little beauty that I followed for a while, forsaking the ancient civilization at Cahokia Mounds.
I found several little butterflies…can you see one on the clover?
Yes, indeed it’s a life of clover for these fluttery beauties!
Here’s the butterfly, mud-puddling:
It also settled on green leaves, once in a while:
I was able to get only one shot of two together: