Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2351

Forb
Annual/Perennial

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

Common (rare in Piedmont, uncommon in NC Coastal Plain)

Look for it on shores of limesink ponds (dolines), borrow pits, wet sands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple: Sparsely dissected, small

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 juncea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia juncea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 170-02-003:
Utricularia juncea   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Stomoisia juncea

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Stomoisia virgatula

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Bladderwort, Slender Horned Bladderwort


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image of Utricularia juncea

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stju_001_lvd

        

image of Utricularia juncea

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stvi10_001_lvd

        

image of Utricularia juncea

JK Marlow    jkm161001_815

September    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

image of Utricularia juncea

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmujuncea_aiken1

Month Unknown    Aiken County    SC

Lower flower does not reach basal end of the pedicel of the one above, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.