Size: 33mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)
First Generation flight period: April-June
Always rests with wings together. Underside of wings is green with streak of white spots.
Habitat: Shrubby rough ground
Larval Food Plants: Gorse, Broom, Bird's foot trefoil, Rock Rose, Dyer's Greenweed, Whortleberry, Buckthorn berries, Dogwood and Bramble buds.
Family Group: Lycaenidae - see list of butterflies by family