Flora and Fauna

Craters of the Moon is home to a rich diversity of life, with more than 600 plant and 250 animal species. Check out photos from our butterfly count and wildflower tour.

[Image: Edith's Checkerspot]

Edith's Checkerspot
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Acmon Blue]

Acmon Blue
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Weidemeyer's Admiral butterfly]

Weidemeyer's Admiral
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Acmon Blue butterfly]

Acmon Blue
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Persius Duskywing butterfly]

Persius Duskywing
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Melissa Blue butterfly]

Melissa Blue
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Purplish Copper butterfly]

Purplish Copper
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

[Image: Dwarf Monkeyflower flower]

Dwarf Monkeyflower

[Image: Dusty Maiden flower]

Dusty Maiden

[Image: Anderson Larkspur flower]

Anderson Larkspur

[Image: Slender Woodland Stars flower]

Slender Woodland Stars

[Image: Buckbrush flower]

Buckbrush
Photo Courtesy: Kent Fothergill

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