Female. Last flight of the season....
Six species near Lover's Bridge today.,.
Is this a Hairstreak ?? (robberfly)
Near the trail between a woodland and grassland, rested on two flowers both the kind shown in the picture, only saw one in the area.
The Acmon Blue (Plebejus acmon) is a North American butterfly. It ranges mainly in California but can be seen north to Oregon and south through Baja California. The tops of the wings are blue with dark edges in males and brown in females. Its underside is white with black spots for both sexes with a red-orange band on the hindwing. Adults feed on nectar while caterpillars can feed on buckwheats, lupines, trefoils, and milkvetches.