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Pale Butterwort

A small insectivorous flower found in damp and wet acidic bog and myre.



Common Name Pale Butterwort
Scientific Name Pinguicula lusitanica
Species Group Insectivorous and Parasitic Plants
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Butterwort family - Lentibulariaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Pale purple flower on a single stem arising from 'rolled' leaves
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Insectivorous and Parasitic Plants