Whites & Sulphurs

Wingspan: 2 inches

Overview: Whites (Pierinae) and Sulphurs (Coliadinae) are in the PIERIDAE FAMILY.  General Habitat: Fields, lawns, gardens, and open areas, but some prefer wet areas like river edges or wet meadows.

Caterpillar & Host Plants

Larvae of the “whites” feed on all of the Crucifers plants (mustard family). The Sulphurs feed mostly on Legumes (bean family), and Fabaceae (pea family).