AA_Butterfly host plants

 Plants for butterflies


Host plant

Comma Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica), Hop (Humulus lupulus), currants (Ribes spp.)
Common Blue Common Bird’s-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)
Dingy Skipper Common Bird’s-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), Horseshoe Vetch (Hippocrepis comosa)
Green-veined White Hedge Mustard (Sisymbrium officinale), Cuckooflower(Cardamine pratensis), Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)
Holly Blue Holly (Ilex aquifolium), Ivy (Hedera helix)
Large Skipper Cock’s-foot (Dactylus glomerate), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum)
Large White Cultivated varieties of Brassica oleracea, such as Cabbage and Brussel-sprouts, Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus), Wild Mignonette (Reseda lutea)
Meadow Brown Grasses: fescues (Festuca spp.), meadow-grasses (Poa spp.), bents (Agrostis spp.)
Orange-tip Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis), Garlic Mustard (Alliariapetiolate), Honesty (Lunaria annua)
Painted Lady Thistles (Cirsium spp. and Carduus spp.), Stinging Nettle(Urtica dioica),
Peacock Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Red Admiral Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica), Hop (Humulus lupulus)
Ringlet Cock’s-foot (Dactylus glomerate), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), Tufted Hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa), Common Couch (Elytrigia repens)
Small Copper Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa), Sheep’s Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)
Small Skipper Yorkshire-fog (Holcus lanatus)
Small Tortoiseshell Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica), Small Nettle (Urtica Urens)
Small White Cultivated varieties of Brassica oleracea, such as Cabbage, Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus), Wild Mignonette (Reseda lutea), Hedge Mustard (Sisymbrium officinale), Garlic Mustard(Alliaria petiolate)
Wall brown Cock’s-foot (Dactylus glomerate), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), Yorkshire-fog (Holcus lanatus),Wavy Hair-grass (Deschampsia flexuosa)