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 - minute, 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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
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 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