BCP/Pinguicula vulgaris


Pinguicula vulgaris

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Profile for Pinguicula vulgaris (Butterwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Violet-like, and often mistaken for one.
Foliage:Lanceolate leaves are curled at the edges and sticky. They form a rosette.
Stem:Stem rises 3-16 cm above the foliage and sports a single flower.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Viola
General information:This plant is insectivorous. It is threatened in Maine, and New York, and threatened in New Hampshire and Wisconsin.
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Regional data:
New Hampshire: April, May

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This page is a profile for the plant species Pinguicula vulgaris, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.