Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2060

Floating aquatic (without true roots), Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in ponds, lakes, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Alternate

FLOWER:
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:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia striata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

OF UNCERTAIN APPLICATION & LIKELY MISAPPLIED VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 170-02-009:
Utricularia fibrosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fibrous Bladderwort