Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Pinguicula pumila, Small Butterwort
Common Name: Small Butterwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pinguicula pumila
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinguicula pumila
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pinguicula pumila 170-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pinguicula pumila

camera icon Common Name: Yellow Butterwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pinguicula lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinguicula lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pinguicula lutea 170-01-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pinguicula lutea

A solitary, sulfur-yellow, spurred, 1-2" flower terminates the single scape, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: Blue Butterwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pinguicula caerulea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinguicula caerulea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pinguicula caerulea 170-01-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pinguicula caerulea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Andre Michaux Pinguicula elatior

Expanded upper portion of corolla markedly darker along the veins, per Weakley's Flora.


map not available need picture of flower of Utricularia spp., Bladderwort
Common Name: Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Utricularia spp.
PLANTS National Database: Utricularia spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia spp. 170-02-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Utricularia subulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia subulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia subulata 170-02-001
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Setiscapella subulata
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Setiscapella cleistogama

Lower lip to 0.3" with prominent palate and spur about equaling the lip, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Horned Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Utricularia cornuta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia cornuta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia cornuta 170-02-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Stomoisia cornuta

Lower lip at least 0.5" long with downward-pointing spur & elevated palate, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Southern Bladderwort, Slender Horned Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Utricularia juncea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia juncea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia juncea 170-02-003
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Stomoisia juncea
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Stomoisia virgatula

Lower flower does not reach basal end of the pedicel of the one above, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: Purple Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Utricularia purpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia purpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia purpurea 170-02-004
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Vesiculina purpurea

A free-floating carnivorous aquatic, flowers borne near top of 2-4" stems, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Swollen Bladderwort, Inflated Bladderwort, Floating Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia inflata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia inflata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia inflata var. inflata 170-02-005a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Utricularia inflata

Peduncle with whorl of inflated, leaf-like, fusiform organs (floats), per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Small Swollen Bladderwort, Floating Bladderwort, little floating bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia radiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia radiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia inflata var. minor 170-02-005b
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Utricularia radiata

Peduncle with whorl of inflated, leaf-like, cylindrical organs (floats), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Utricularia macrorhiza, Greater Bladderwort
Common Name: Greater Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia macrorhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia macrorhiza
LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED TO AMERICAN PLANTS) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia vulgaris 170-02-006
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Utricularia macrorhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Utricularia vulgaris ssp. macrorhiza

range map need picture of flower of Utricularia gibba, Shortspur Creeping Bladderwort
Common Name: Shortspur Creeping Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia gibba
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Utricularia gibba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia gibba 170-02-007
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Utricularia gibba

camera icon Common Name: Longspur Creeping Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia biflora
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Utricularia gibba
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia biflora 170-02-008
SYNONYMOUS WITH (APPARENTLY MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Utricularia pumila

Corolla yellow. Spur slender, 5-9mm long, equaling or exceeding lower lip, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fibrous Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Utricularia striata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia striata
OF UNCERTAIN APPLICATION & LIKELY MISAPPLIED Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Utricularia fibrosa 170-02-009


Upper corolla lip larger than the lower and obscurely 3-lobed, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Flatstem Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia foliosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia foliosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Utricularia foliosa

Readily IDed because of its large flattened stolons covered w gelatinous goo, per www.sarracenia.com.


camera icon Common Name: Northeastern Bladderwort, Resupinate Bladderwort, Lavender Bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Utricularia resupinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Utricularia resupinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lecticula resupinata

Lavender Bladderwort is terrestrial or aquatic, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: fringed bladderwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Utricularia simulans


Flowers 1–5, more or less congested; corolla 5-10mm long, per Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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