Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2852

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA & SC Coastal Plain, rare in NC

Look for it in pine savannas and wet pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette
Leaves sessile

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pinguicula pumila   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinguicula pumila   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 170-01-001:
Pinguicula pumila   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Butterwort