Wild Florida Photo - Pinguicula lutea - Yellow butterwort
Threatened Florida species
The only yellow-flowered of the butterworts found in Florida is listed by the state as threatened. The common name does not refer to the color of the flower, but instead comes from the sticky substance on the leaves that trap insects for this carnivorous
plant to diegest.
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Pinguicula lutea is a member of the Lentibulariaceae - Bladderwort family.
Other species of the Pinguicula genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
Pinguicula pumila - SMALL BUTTERWORT
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (Institute for Systemic Botany) profile for this species
USDA Plant Profile for this species
Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016