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Plant Details

Utricularia olivacea

Dwarf Bladderwort, Midget Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia olivacea

Common Name:

Dwarf Bladderwort, Midget Bladderwort

Plant Family

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellowish-white

Size in Feet:

no scape

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

Sep - Oct

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

In floating mats (often algal) in water of limesink ponds (dolines), artificial lakes or beaver ponds. Rare in NC Coastal Plain and Sandhills.

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*)

State Status:

T: Threatened (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Listed as threatened in Brunswick, Cataret, Craven, Cumberland, Hoke, New Hanover, Onslow and Pender Counties in NC.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Sarracenia.com

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