Here we see a butterwort, Pinguicula lutea, in its native habitat near Jacksonville, Florida. Pinguicula lutea occurs in sunny, open, wet areas throughout the southeastern U.S. Although butterworts have leaves and therefore trapping mechanisms that look nothing like those of the bladderworts (Utricularia), the two belong to the same family (Lentibulariaceae). Pinguicula bears one or two flowers at the end of a long stalk.
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