Shyleaf flower and leaves.
Barred Yellow Eurema daira butterfly caterpillar.
Barred Yellow butterflies drinking nectar from Pink Lantana
Botanical Name: Aeschynomene americana
Common Name: Shyleaf
Plant type: Annual weed with sticky seeds - not a garden plant
Light: Full sun to light shade
Size: Can grow over2 feet tall
Soil: Average soil
Host for: Barred Yellow Eurema daira
Egg Note: Eggs are almost microscopic white flecks.
Caterpillar: Caterpillars are green.
Note: Shyleaf is not a garden plant. Plant these plants or seeds in an area where you allow weeds to grow naturally.