Taxon  Report   10228    
Pinguicula macroceras  Link  var. macroceras   
(no longer an active name)
California butterwort
Pinguicula macroceras var. macroceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb (carnivorous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 6.2; (strict endemic)

Habitat: bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Pinguicula macroceras

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras
PLANTS: Pinguicula vulgaris var. macroceras
NOTE: Pinguicula macroceras var. macroceras is no longer an active name.
More information about  Pinguicula macroceras var. macroceras
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2019).