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Pinguicula planifolia (Chapman's butterwort)
Cressler, Alan

Pinguicula planifolia

Pinguicula planifolia Chapm.

Chapman's Butterwort, Swamp Butterwort

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 6 inches in height when in flower.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2015-09-21
Research By: JAM

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