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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Utricularia foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Utricularia foliosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatstem Bladderwort, Leafy Bladderwort


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image of Utricularia foliosa, Flatstem Bladderwort, Leafy Bladderwort

Keith Bradley    kab_u_foliosa_75102

March    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

image of Utricularia foliosa, Flatstem Bladderwort, Leafy Bladderwort

Keith Bradley    kab_u_foliosa_75109

March    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Readily IDed because of large flattened stolons covered w gelatinous goo, per www.sarracenia.com/faq.html.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Utricularia foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Utricularia foliosa

 

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4082

Floating aquatic (without true roots); Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in deep water of natural lakes and ponds, per Weakley's Flora

map
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Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple: dissected into linear segments
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (usually)
2 stamens & 2 minute staminodia
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Brown
Capsule

 

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