Photographs: Ballingeary, Co.Cork
Violet-blue flowers, white, purple-streaked throat patch. Corolla 20-25mm. Lower
lip with broad, overlapping lobes, wavy-edged. Slender, nearly straight spur.
Insectivore, sticky leaves trap insects, digested to obtain vital nutrients.
Height: Flower stems 7-13cm. Part of Lusitanian Flora
Heaths, bogs, fens. SW Ireland, frequent in Cork, Kerry, rare in Limerick, Clare.
Similar: Common Butterwort, P. vulgaris.
Photographs above: County Kerry.