Edwards' Hairstreak 

Satyrium edwardsii

Genus Satyrium
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
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Edwards' Hairstreak Edwards' Hairstreak 

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Mid-June to mid-August
Notes Always associated with Scrub Oak; sometimes flies in great numbers
Overwintering Egg
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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo by Bruce deGraaf - 6/30/2015
Woburn, MA

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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo by Garry Kessler - 6/20/2013
Great Blue Hill, Canton, MA

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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/3/2001
Quail Run

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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo by Frank Model - 7/2/2007
Blue Hills, Milton

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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo by Mark Rainey - 6/23/2012
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn, MA

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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo by Michael Newton - 6/27/2015
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn, MA

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Edwards' Hairstreak 

Photo by Mark Faherty - 7/7/2012
Truro, MA

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