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COMMON BUTTERWORT Pinguicula vulgaris (Lentibulariaceae) Height to 15cm. Stickily-hairy carnivorous perennial that grows in bogs and damp flushes. FLOWERS are 12-14mm across, the corolla is violet with a white throat, funnel-shaped with spreading lobes to the lower lip, and a 4-7mm-long spur; borne on slender stems (May-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are yellow-green, sticky and can trap and digest insects; borne as a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in N and W.
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COMMON BUTTERWORT Pinguicula vulgaris (Lentibulariaceae) Height to 15cm. Stickily-hairy carnivorous perennial that grows in bogs and damp flushes. FLOWERS are 12-14mm across, the corolla is violet with a white throat, funnel-shaped with spreading lobes to the lower lip, and a 4-7mm-long spur; borne on slender stems (May-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are yellow-green, sticky and can trap and digest insects; borne as a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in N and W.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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