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Pinguicula caerulea (Blue butterwort)
Cressler, Alan

Pinguicula caerulea

Pinguicula caerulea Walter

Blue butterwort, Blueflower butterwort, Violet butterwort

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PICA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Blue Butterwort is a member of the bladderwort family (family Lentibulariaceae). Bladderworts are herbs of moist or aquatic habitats, usually carnivorous, with flowers solitary or in racemes.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: FL , GA , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pinguicula caerulea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pinguicula caerulea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pinguicula caerulea

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-07-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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