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Utricularia floridana

Florida Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia floridana

Genus:

Utricularia

Species Epithet:

floridana

Common Name:

Florida Bladderwort

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

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

Bloom Time:

July, August

Growing Area:

Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

n deep water of natural Carolina bay lakes, other natural lakes, and limesink ponds (dolines). Rare in NC Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled, SH: Historical (*Key)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable, G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

SR-T: Significantly Rare: Throughout (*Key)

Notes:

Carnivorous plant.
NC Natural Heritage Program Global Rank: G3G5

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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