Taxon  Report   6502    
Pinguicula vulgaris  L.  ssp. macroceras  (Link) Calder & Roy L. Taylor  
(no longer an active name; please see Pinguicula macroceras)
Horned butterwort
Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb (carnivorous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Pinguicula macroceras
Genus: Pinguicula
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 6.2; (strict endemic)

Habitat: bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS other name:
Pinguicula macroceras var. macroceras

JEF + CNPS other name:
Pinguicula macroceras

NOTE: Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras is no longer an active name.
More information about  Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Oct 15, 2019).