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VARIEGATED ST. AUGUSTINE GRASS   Stenotaphrum secundatum
Butterfly Host or Larval Food Plant
Carolina Satyr Hermeuptychia sosybius, Whirlabout Polites vibex, Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus, and Clouded Skipper Lerema accius butterfly. Host or Larval Food Plant.

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Skipper Butterfly.

Skipper Butterfly

Botanical Name: Stenotaphrum secundatum

Common Name: Variegated St. Augustine Grass

Plant type: Grass, ground cover

Light: Perfers light shade

Size: 6 - 8" tall

Water: Average to moist

Soil: Average to rich soil

Propagation: cuttings, runners

Host for: Carolina Satyr Hermeuptychia sosybius, Whirlabout Polites vibex, Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus, and Clouded Skipper Lerema accius butterfly