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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Pinguicula lutea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinguicula lutea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 170-01-002:
Pinguicula lutea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pinguicula lutea

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Butterwort


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image of Pinguicula lutea, Yellow Butterwort

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_pinguicula_lutea2

May    Brunswick County    NC

A solitary, sulfur-yellow, spurred, 1-2" flower terminates the single scape, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Pinguicula lutea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinguicula lutea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 170-01-002:
Pinguicula lutea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pinguicula lutea

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1085

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: pine savannas and wet pine flatwoods, mostly in the outer Coastal Plain, rarely extending inland to seepages and sandhill-pocosin ecotones in the fall-line Sandhills of SC, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Not symmetrical
5-lobed calyx (rarely 4-lobed)
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
2 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary on leafless stalks

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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