Carnivorous Plants/Identifying

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Can you identify my pinguicula?
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Ideally, the method to identify a Pinguicula is to compare the flower and leaves to known species.  The plant is currently in its dormant phase, so I can't be sure.  Based on the flower alone, the plant is likely a hybrid with Pinguicula moranensis.  The hybrid could possibly be with Pinguicula gigantea.  This would be my best educated guess.  When your plant is in its active growing phase and the leaves are much larger, write back.  Include a photo of the flower and the larger leaves.  This will make the identification much easier.   But I'm pretty certain moranensis is a dominant trait of this plant based on the flower.

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Jacob Farin

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