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Pink-edged Sulphur - Colias interior
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Pink-edged Sulphur - Pockwock Road, NS - 2012-07-04
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Common.

Flight Period
Mid-June to mid-August. One brood.

Habitat
Clearings in wooded areas where blueberries grow; bogs.

Larval Foodplants
Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.).

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Very similar to the Clouded Sulphur.

Pink-edged Sulphur - Pockwock, NS, 2012-07-12
Pink-edged Sulphur - Pockwock, NS - 2012-07-12
2012-07-12
Photo © Peter Payzant
Pink-edged Sulphur - Pockwock Road, NS, 2012-07-26
Pink-edged Sulphur - courtship - Pockwock Road, NS - 2012-07-26
2012-07-26
Photo © Phil Schappert
Pink-edged Sulphur - Apple River, NS, 2010-06-25
Pink-edged Sulphur - Apple River, NS - 2010-06-25
2010-06-25
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer
Pink-edged Sulphur - near Dollar Lake, 2013-07-22
Pink-edged Sulphur - near Dollar Lake - 2013-07-22
2013-07-22
Photo © Phil Schappert