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Clouded Sulphur - Colias philodice
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Clouded Sulphur - Male, underside - Kentville Ravine, NS - 2012-07-17
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Common.

Flight Period
Early May to late October. Two and possibly three broods.

Habitat
Roadsides; clover fields.

Larval Foodplants
Legumes such as clovers and Alfalfa

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Very similar to the Pink-edged Sulphur. Greenish-white females are difficult to separate from Orange Sulphur.

Clouded Sulphur - Roaches Pond Park, NS, 2012-09-27
Clouded Sulphur - Male, upper side - Roaches Pond Park, NS - 2012-09-27
2012-09-27
Photo © Phil Schappert
Clouded Sulphur - Roaches Pond Park, NS, 2012-08-31
Clouded Sulphur - Female greenish form - Roaches Pond Park, NS - 2012-08-31
2012-08-31
Photo © Phil Schappert
Clouded Sulphur - Lower Sackville, NS, 2011-06-05
Clouded Sulphur - Lower Sackville, NS - 2011-06-05
2011-06-05
Photo © Rita Viau
Clouded Sulphur - Brier Island, 2013-09-19
Clouded Sulphur - Female, fall season green form - Brier Island - 2013-09-19
2013-09-19
Photo © Peter Payzant
Clouded Sulphur - Near Spicer's Cove, 2013-08-06
Clouded Sulphur - Near Spicer's Cove - 2013-08-06
2013-08-06
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer