Calflora
Taxon  Report   10227    
Pinguicula macroceras  Link
California butterwort
Pinguicula macroceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb (carnivorous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: LENTIBULARIACEAE  
Genus: Pinguicula
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 6.2; (strict endemic)

Habitat: bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Pinguicula macroceras ssp. macroceras
JEF: Pinguicula macroceras ssp. nortensis
JEF: Pinguicula vulgaris ssp. macroceras
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More information about  Pinguicula macroceras
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIMA7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2019).