Taxon  Report   10227 
Pinguicula macroceras  Link
California butterwort
Pinguicula macroceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb (carnivorous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: bogs/fens [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.2 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: LENTIBULARIACEAE  
Genus: Pinguicula
Subspecies and Varieties:
Pinguicula macroceras var. macroceras
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras
 Information about  Pinguicula macroceras  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIMA7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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