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Plant Details

Utricularia inflata

Swollen Bladderwort, Inflated Bladderwort, Big Floating Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia inflata

Common Name:

Swollen Bladderwort, Inflated Bladderwort, Big Floating Bladderwort

Plant Family

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellow

Size in Feet:

scape .75

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July - August - September - October - November

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Ponds, lakes, ditches. Common in NC Coastal Plain, a waif at one location (an artificial pond) in the NC Mountains.

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:

appears to be aggressive growing bladderwort. Listed as Noxious Weed in Washington State, Endangered or threatened in Maryland, Michigan, New York, and Tennessee

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
GoBotany New England Flora
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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