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There are hundreds of species of butterflies in North America. And you might easily see a dozen or more varieties in your home backyard landscape and gardens!

While it is impossible to pick "the most common butterflies", here are the "Top 10" butterflies you might expect to see in YOUR backyard!

Monarch Butterfly

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Monarch Butterfly

Black Swallowtail Butterfly (male)

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The third Black Swallowtail butterfly to emerge from its chrysalis, on April 4, 2014, after overwintering

Painted Lady

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Painted Lady Butterfly

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

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Gulf Frittilary Butterfly (wings open) on Zinnia - Tyler Texas

Cabbage White Butterfly

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Cabbage White Butterfly

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (female)

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Female Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly near Tyler Texas

Common Buckeye

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Buckeye Butterfly on Hydrangea

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

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Giant Swallowtail on Milkweed flowers

Cloudless Sulphur

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Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

Question Mark Butterfly

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Question Mark butterfly - wings open

 

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