Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4082

Floating aquatic (without true roots); Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

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

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Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple: dissected into linear segments
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
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 foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Utricularia foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatstem Bladderwort


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image of Utricularia foliosa

Keith Bradley    kab_u_foliosa_75102

March    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

image of Utricularia foliosa

Keith Bradley    kab_u_foliosa_75109

March    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

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


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