Size: 0.8 - 1.0 inches wingspan
Key ID features: Both sexes orange-brown above. Below, gray-brown with white edged black markings against gray on HW. FW below mousy brown with small submarginal spot bands. Very short stubby tails or no tails.
Similar species: May be confused with a Hedgerow HS, which has more prominent, white-tipped tails, with an adjacent blue patch and a darker brown ground color.
Host plant: Antelope bitterbrush (Purshiana tridentata).
Habitat: Shrub-steppe, canyons, riparian areas, canyons, oak-pine forests.
Range: Siskiyou Mtns, east slope of Cascades, and most of Oregon east of the Cascades except for Blue Mtns.
Season: Early May to early September
Conservation Status: Secure