Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to most of the continental United States and the southern provinces of Canada. This plant is a known host plant to three species of butterflies and likely a number of others. This sedge is found in moist woodlands and in open wetlands.
The Pepper and Salt Skipper is found generally in the eastern United States and very southern parts of Canada. The host plants for this species are species of grasses, including Indian Wild Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium), bluegrass (Poa pratensis), and Indian grass (Sorghastrum spp.). This skipper flies from April to July.
Indian Wood Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is a herbaceous perennial that is found in the eastern part of the southwest, southern mid-west and eastern United States, except New England. This plant is a host plant to six species of butterflies, most of them skippers. This grass species is often found in floodplains that get partial shade and have moist soil conditions. The green flowers come out in the late summer to fall.