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Utricularia minor

Lesser Bladderwort, Small Bladderwort

Scientific Name:

Utricularia minor

Genus:

Utricularia

Species Epithet:

minor

Common Name:

Lesser Bladderwort, Small 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:

April, May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Fens and bogs, in the Southern Blue Ridge at about 1400 meters elevation. Rare in NC Mountains.

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:

SH: Historical (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

SC-H: Special Concern: Historical (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
GoBotany


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