Wild Florida Photo - Pinguicula lutea - Yellow butterwort

Pinguicula lutea

Yellow butterwort

Florida native

Threatened Florida species

Ocala National Forest 02/21/04
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.
Orange Co. FL 03/22/03
Ocala National Forest 02/21/04
Ocala National Forest 02/21/04
Ocala National Forest 02/21/04

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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

Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016