This Speckled Wood Butterfly (Pararge aegeria) is pictured resting on Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) in my garden. The caterpillar food plants for Speckled Wood Butterflies include Cock’s-foot (Dactylis glomerata), Common Couch (Elytrigia repens), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), and Yorkshire-fog (Holcus lanatus).

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