Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4081

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in wet pine flatwoods, pond margins, shores of natural lakes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Leaves absent or simple linear grass-like aerial leaves

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish-lavender
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

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Utricularia resupinata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia resupinata   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lecticula resupinata

 

COMMON NAME:
Northeastern Bladderwort, Resupinate Bladderwort, Lavender Bladderwort


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image of Utricularia resupinata

Keith Bradley    kab_u_resupinata_5238

December    Lee County    FL

Wild Turkey Strand Preserve

Lavender Bladderwort is terrestrial or aquatic, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.