Carolinas and Georgia

4082

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

Floating aquatic (without true roots); Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

 

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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Utricularia foliosa   FAMILY Lentibulariaceae

Flatstem Bladderwort