PALE BUTTERWORT Pinguicula lusitanica (Lentibulariaceae) Height to 10cm. Charming, delicate and stickily-hairy carnivorous perennial of damp heaths and bogs. FLOWERS are 7-9mm across, the corolla pale pinkish lilac with a short spur; borne on slender stems arising from basal rosette of leaves (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are yellowish green (sometimes bronzed) with inrolled margins, sticky and trap and digest insects. STATUS-Restricted to SW and NW Britain and Ireland.
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PALE BUTTERWORT Pinguicula lusitanica (Lentibulariaceae) Height to 10cm. Charming, delicate and stickily-hairy carnivorous perennial of damp heaths and bogs. FLOWERS are 7-9mm across, the corolla pale pinkish lilac with a short spur; borne on slender stems arising from basal rosette of leaves (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are yellowish green (sometimes bronzed) with inrolled margins, sticky and trap and digest insects. STATUS-Restricted to SW and NW Britain and Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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