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Pinguicula caerulea Walter
Blue butterwort, Blueflower butterwort, Violet butterwort
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 CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May
National Wetland Indicator Status
|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.
Record Last Modified: 2010-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff