Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Utricularia geminiscapa Benj. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Family Lentibulariaceae
Utricularia geminiscapa Benj.
hidden-fruited bladderwort, twin-stemmed bladderwort
Utricularia: from Latin utriculus, "a small bag or bladder," the common name of which is bladderwort
geminiscapa: geminus for "Gemini - paired;" scapus for "stem" as in "scape"
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Status: Native
Plant: annual/perennial, floating aquatic; stems leafy, loosely floating just below the water surface
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 2 lipped, small, some not opening, lower lip 1/4"-1/3" and with a sickle-like spur; flower drawing usually solitary on each stalk; blooms July-Aug.
Leaf:finely divided, leaf-like branches, forking 3-7 times, with scattered bladders, no midrib, alternate
Habitat: quiet water
Notes: similar to U. vulgaris but much smaller

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Utricularia clandestina Nutt.

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