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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 170-02-001:
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Setiscapella cleistogama

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Setiscapella subulata

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort


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image of Utricularia subulata, Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_secl4_001_lvd

        

image of Utricularia subulata, Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort

JK Marlow    jkm060423_096

April    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

The erect, slender, wiry zigzag scape bears 1-10 yellow flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Utricularia subulata, Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmusubulata_pc1

April    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

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

image of Utricularia subulata, Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmusubulata_steed

May    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 170-02-001:
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Setiscapella cleistogama

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Setiscapella subulata

 

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2058

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Habitat: Moist sands or peats of various kinds of acidic wetlands, including wet pine savannas and flatwoods, shores of limesink ponds (dolines), borrow pits, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: sparsely dissected

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (usually)
2 fertile stamens, occasionally 2 staminodia
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

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