Status in Nova Scotia
Possibly up to six broods. Early April until late October.
All habitats, including woodland, urban and agricultural areas.
An agricultural pest species, feeding on cabbage and other cole crops.
Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Somewhat similar to Mustard White
This species was introduced into North America in Quebec in the 1860s, and is now one of our most abundant butterflies. It is also known as the "Cabbage Butterfly" and, in Europe, as the "Small White".