Taxon  Report   10227 
Pinguicula macroceras  Link
California butterwort
Pinguicula macroceras
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Pinguicula macroceras
© 2009 Barry Rice
Pinguicula macroceras
© 2009 Barry Rice
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 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Pinguicula macroceras
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: LENTIBULARIACEAE  
Genus: Pinguicula
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]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + CNPS: Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras
More information about  Pinguicula macroceras
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIMA7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 28, 2016).

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