Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2079

Forb
Annual/Perennial

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

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in saturated peaty soils of shores of limesink ponds (dolines), bogs, fens, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple: sparsely dissected, very small, usually underground and seldom seen
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FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (usually)
2 fertile stamens, occasionally 2 staminodia
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
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 cornuta   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia cornuta   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 170-02-002:
Utricularia cornuta   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Stomoisia cornuta

 

COMMON NAME:
Horned Bladderwort


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image of Utricularia cornuta

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stco15_001_lvd

        

image of Utricularia cornuta

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmucornuta_lr1

May    Pickens County    SC

Table Rock State Park

image of Utricularia cornuta

JK Marlow    jkm060603_043

June    Pickens County    SC

image of Utricularia cornuta

JK Marlow    jkm060604_024

June    Pickens County    SC

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

image of Utricularia cornuta

JK Marlow    jkm060604_063

June    Pickens County    SC

Can be distinguished from U. juncea by its fewer & larger, crowded flowers, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.