Pinguicula vulgaris

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Butterwort, Common Butterwort, Violet Butterwort
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 2 - 5
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Pinguicula vulgaris, or Butterwort, is native only to Alaska and the northern parts of Michigan, and a handful of counties in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Maine, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire. It is a carnivorous perennial that grows in moist, sandy shores, bogs and fens. It blooms in late spring to mid summer with light purple flowers.

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