AKA Butler's Alpine
Size: Up to 2 inch wingspan
Key ID features: Above very dark brown with orange patches containing small black eyespots with white centers--two closely spaced eyespots and sometime two or more additional smaller eyespots on FW, three to five eyespots on HW. Below similar to above, but with HW having a slightly grizzled or rough look compared to clean dark brown above.
Similar species: None.
Host plant: Grasses including Foxtail bristlegrass (Setaria italica).
Habitat: Grassy habitats including sage-steppe, plateaus, montane meadows and dry hillsides.
Range: Northeastern Oregon in Ochoco Mtns, Wallowa Mtns, Blue Mtns.
Season: Early May to early August
Conservation Status: Secure