[Butterflies of Mt. Adams Country]

Spring Azure

Celastrina argiolus

Spring Azure: Celastrina argiolus

The photo above shows a male spring azure mudding along a stream to the east of the Klickitat Fish Hatchery along the River Route Road...........May 26, 2008.

Spring Azure: Celastrina argiolus on Claytonia lanceolata

The photo above shows a close-up of what might be a spring azure nectaring on western springbeauty found along Road S1750 on King Mt. on the southeastern slopes of Mt. Adams...........May 13, 2007.

Spring Azure: Celastrina argiolus

Spring azure mudding along a vernal stream that spills over the west rim of the Klickitat River canyon in the Klickitat Canyon NRCA..........May 1, 2015.

Spring Azure: Celastrina argiolus

The photo above shows a close-up view of the underwings of a male spring azure mudding on moist soils along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR...........June 15, 2008.

Spring Azure: Celastrina argiolus

The photo above shows another view of a male spring azure mudding on moist soils along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR...........June 15, 2008.

Paul Slichter