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Pinguicula  vulgaris L.   
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FamilyLENTIBULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Pinguicula  vulgaris L. 
SynonymsPinguicula bicolor Wol.
 Pinguicula gypsophila Wallr.
 Pinguicula norica Beck
Territory
bogs, marshes
Description leaves elliptic or oval, 2-5cm long, flat, entire, flowers solitary, calyx 3mm, lower lip of corolla incised, lobes triangular, spur ca. 1cm long
Size3-12cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; gemmae on peat
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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