Pinguicula alpina   Alpine Butterwort

Pinguicula alpina whole Pinguicula alpina whole

This plant has an entry New Flora of the British Isles Edition 3 by Clive Stace as it was a known to be a native in marshy areas Scotland from 1831 to 1912. It is now assumed to be extinct in the British Isles but in the Alps where this photo was taken the it can be quite common. It also occurs in the Apennines and Scandinavian mountains.

Pinguicula alpina

Pinguicula alpina Alpine Butterwort

Val de Fain, Engadine, switzerland 6th July 2010

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Pinguicula alpina Alpine Butterwort

Val de Fain, Engadine, Switzerland 6th July 2010

Added on January 30th 2005, updated April 1st 2011

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