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I have always thought it was a carnivorous plant because there are always dead mosquitoes, small moths and other bugs on the surface of the flat and round leaves. They are in a vertical slopes of earth and in a mostly shaded area in oak forest. Very uncommon. I hope I can get an ID. Some of the leaves are about 5 cm diameter (2 inches). Pinguicula, commonly known as the butterworts, is a genus of carnivorous plants that use sticky, glandular leaves to lure, trap, and digest insects in order to supplement the poor mineral nutrition they obtain from the environments.
Spotted on Oct 14, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012
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