Yellow Butterwort (Pinguicula lutea)

Yellow Butterwort (Pinguicula Lutea)
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Pinguicula Lutea, or more commonly know as Yellow Butterwort, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Pinguicula. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Pinguicula Lutea or Yellow Butterwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Pinguicula
  • Family: Lentibulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (yellow-flowered butterwort)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACW+)

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