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Plant Details

Utricularia resupinata

northeastern bladderwort, lavender bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia resupinata

Common Name:

northeastern bladderwort, lavender bladderwort

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White with pink

Size in Feet:

scape .3

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Coast

State Rank:

S1 - 1-5 Extant Populations - Critically imperiled in NC because of extreme rarity or because of some factor(s) making it especially vulnerable to extirpation (local extinction) from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in the world, with many occurrences (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Bloom Close up

The pink of the flower is about the size of a hole-punch in a piece of paper – maybe .5" across, at best

image

Harry Legrande
Jun '11

Habitat

Drought conditions lowered the water level so we could see this elusive plant.

image

Harry Legrande
Jun '11

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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