Grand Ballroom: North American Utricularia

Years ago, the installation of this collection was the source of great consternation. The issue, of course was "Utricularia vulgaris." Vulgarity within the Galleria walls? When Peter Taylor noted that the American species was better treated as Utricularia macrorhiza, never before (or since!) was a botanical name change received better by our Board of Directors!

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July 2009