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Pinguicula macroceras var. microceras

Pinguicula macroceras Link var. microceras (Cham.) Casper

California Butterwort, Horned Butterwort

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort family)



USDA Native Status: AK (N)

Carnivorous species.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Moist slopes, cliffs, serpentine banks.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pinguicula macroceras var. microceras in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pinguicula macroceras var. microceras in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pinguicula macroceras var. microceras


Record Modified: 2020-11-04
Research By: CBR

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