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Utricularia biflora

Longspur Creeping Bladderwort, Humped Badderwort, Bladderwort, Conespur Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia biflora

Genus:

Utricularia

Species Epithet:

biflora

Common Name:

Longspur Creeping Bladderwort, Humped Badderwort, Bladderwort, Conespur Bladderwort

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Annual (Herbs Only), Perennial

Plant Family

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet, Aquatic

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Ponds, lakes, and diches. Common in NC Coastal Plain; rare in NC Mountains (NCNHP Watch List 6).

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Annual (Herbs Only), Perennial

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Status:

W6: Watch List: Regionally Rare (*Key)

Notes:

Synonym(s): Utricularia fibrosa, Utricularia obtusa, Utricularia pumila Per Weakley "This species may not be distinct from U. gibba"

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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