Enjoying a safe spot to rest in the geranium patch in front of my house.
Female Cabbage White in my Pasadena, CA garden.
Male Cabbage White in my Pasadena, CA garden.
The Small White (Pieris rapae) is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species of the Yellows-and-Whites family Pieridae. It is also known as the Small Cabbage White and in New Zealand, simply as White Butterfly. The names "Cabbage Butterfly" and "Cabbage White" can also refer to the Large White.