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Plant Details

Utricularia foliosa

Flatstem Bladderwort, Leafy Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia foliosa

Genus:

Utricularia

Species Epithet:

foliosa

Common Name:

Flatstem Bladderwort, Leafy 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, Aquatic

Bloom Time:

July, August, September, October, November

Growing Area:

Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

In deep water of natural lakes and ponds. 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:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

SU: Unrankable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W3: Watch List: Rare but Questionable Documentation (*Key)

Notes:

Weakley "Se. NC south to s. FL, west to TX (Brown & Marcus 1998); This species is reported for NC by Taylor (1989)."

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


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