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Pinguicula macroceras Link
Leaf: 2--5 cm, elliptic to ovate, green to dark brown. Inflorescence: 1--5 per rosette, 1--2 dm. Flower: corolla (including spur) 13--21 mm, 5-lobed, (pale) blue-violet, center of lower lip white; lobes obovate, throat hairy, spur 6--9 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=64.
Ecology: Moist slopes, cliffs, serpentine banks; Elevation: < 1830 m. Bioregional Distribution: n KR (Del Norte, Siskiyou cos.); Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon; also northern Oregon to Alaska, Russia; also Japan. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul Note: May not be distinct from Pinguicula vulgaris L. (also 2n=64); plants overwinter as dense bud, proliferate by detachment of basal daughter buds (gemmae).
Synonyms: Pinguicula macroceras subsp. macroceras; Pinguicula macroceras subsp. nortensis J. Steiger & J.H. Rondeau; Pinguicula vulgaris L. subsp. macroceras (Link) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Unabridged Note: May not be distinct from Pinguicula vulgaris L. (also 2n=64); California, southwestern Oregon plants with calyx lobe tips +- blunt, corolla lobes non-overlapping, sometimes treated elsewhere as Pinguicula macroceras subsp. nortensis J. Steiger & J.H. Rondeau (which might not have been effectively published); plants overwinter as dense bud, proliferate by detachment of basal daughter buds (gemmae).
eFlora Treatment Author: Barry A. Rice
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Pinguicula
Next taxon: Utricularia
Citation for this treatment: Barry A. Rice 2016. Pinguicula macroceras, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38246, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.