Midlands Chapter – Enoree District, Sumter National Forest, SC – July 16, 2016


Midlands Chapter-Carolina Butterfly Society- Enoree District, Sumter National Forest, SC 16 July 2016 Trip Report

Date: 16 July 2016
Location: Enoree OHV Area Laurens Co., section of the Enoree District, Sumter National Forest.
Participants:Doug Allen, Jerry and Pat Bright, Dennis Forsythe (leader), Jeff Kline, Irvin Pitt, Roger Wellington, Rusty Wilson
Time: 10:00-14:00 hours
Weather: AM 82 f, overcast. PM 92 overcast light rain at 14:00 hours,
Coverage: Walked from Enoree OHV parking lot down Garlington School Rd, to CSX RR Tracks
Miles: 2.66 mi (GPS)
Others: Verbena brasillensis main nectar source
Species List:

E. Tiger Swallowtail 9
Cloudless Sulfur 3
Sleepy Orange 3
Gray Hairstreak 1
Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
Summer Azure 1
Eastern Comma 1
Red Admiral 2 plus one DOR
Common Buckeye 5
Pear Crescent 12
Red-spotted Purple 6
Hackberry Emperor 3
Carolina/Intricate Satyr 1 female
Silver-spotted Skipper 3
Hoary Edge 20
Southern Cloudywing 2
Northern Cloudywing 1
Horace’s Duskywing 3
Wild Indigo Duskywing 1 county record
Swarthy Skipper 2
Clouded Skipper 4
Zabulon Skipper 3
Dun Skipper 6
Common Roadside-Skipper 9 a record count?
Ocola Skipper 2


Dennis M. Forsythe PhD