The Appalachian Brown is a brown butterfly with a number of small eyespots along the margins of the wings. Like other members of the subfamily Satyrinae, this species generally frequents shaded forested habitats, and rarely leaves the cover of trees for open areas.
Appalachian Brown Facts
Butterfly Family: Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae)
Butterfly Subfamily: Satyrinae
Butterfly Wingspan: 1 7/8 – 2 1/4 inches
Butterfly Habitat: Wooded wet swamps, shrub swamps, forest edges, and along slow-moving streams
Appalachian Brown Host and Nectar Plants