Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2058

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in moist sands or peats of various kinds of acidic wetlands, including wet pine savannas & flatwoods, shores of linesink ponds (dolines), borrow pits, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 170-02-001:
Utricularia subulata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Setiscapella subulata

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Setiscapella cleistogama

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort