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Plant Details

Pinguicula pumila

small butterwort

Scientific Name:

Pinguicula pumila

Common Name:

small butterwort

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

white to pale violet

Size in Feet:

scapes .5

Light:

full-sun, part-sun

Soil Moisture:

sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Coast

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in the world, with many occurrences (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

Flower

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David Paynter, Holly Shelter, April 2012

Leaves

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Viewed from the side

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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