Size: 1.0 - 1.25 inches wingspan
Key ID features: Both sexes mousy-brown above. Below, same mousy-brown with median black spot band circled with white. HW below with submarginal band of orange spots edged inwardly with black and white.
Similar species: No other Oregon butterfly has submarginal HW row of orange spots against light brown background below.
Host plant: Primarily Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana).
Habitat: Canyons, meadow edges, riparian creek edges.
Range: Primarily NE Oregon, also Steens Mtn, Warner Mtns, Klamath Mtns.
Season: Late May to early September
Conservation Status: Secure