plant-banner1

Plant Details

Utricularia gibba

Shortspur Creeping Bladderwort, Humped Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia gibba

Common Name:

Shortspur Creeping Bladderwort, Humped Bladderwort

Plant Family

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellow

Size in Feet:

scapes .3

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Ponds, lakes and ditches. Uncommon in NC Mountains and Piedmont, common in Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Water must be rich in microorganisms to survive. Carnivorous plant - complex underwater appendages trap small insects to survive in lower nutrient waters.

No Pictures Yet - Submit One!

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
NC State Extension

Bird-Friendly Native Plants



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

Comments - Leave a comment or read what's been added!
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

back to top
go to gallery
back to Initial u Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums