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Pinguicula vulgaris Pinguicula vulgaris (Butterwort), a carnivorous plant, growing in damp mossy crevices in basalt near the shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. This one has trapped a few small flies on its leaves Common butterwort,Geotagged,Lake Superior,Minnesota,Pinguicula vulgaris,Spring,United States,butterwort,carnivorous plant Click/tap to enlarge

Pinguicula vulgaris

Pinguicula vulgaris (Butterwort), a carnivorous plant, growing in damp mossy crevices in basalt near the shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. This one has trapped a few small flies on its leaves

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''Pinguicula vulgaris'', the common butterwort, is a perennial carnivorous plant in the Lentibulariaceae family. It grows to a height of 3–16 cm, and is topped with a purple, and occasionally white, flower that is 15 mm or longer, and shaped like a funnel. This butterwort grows in damp environs such as bogs and swamps, in low or subalpine elevations. It has a generally circumboreal distribution, being native to almost every country in Europe as well as Russia, Canada, and the United States... more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Jun 15, 2019. Captured Jun 11, 2019 16:06 in 7620 MN-61, Schroeder, MN 55613, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/120s
  • ISO80
  • 4.2mm