Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Utricularia gibba L. image
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Family Lentibulariaceae
Utricularia gibba L.
creeping bladderwort, humped bladderwort
Utricularia: from Latin utriculus, "a small bag or bladder," the common name of which is bladderwort
gibba: swollen on one side
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Status: Native
Plant: creeping, annual/perennial, floating aquatic, forming mats near the bottom of shallow water; stems free-floating, tiny, tangling
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 1/4" long, 2 lipped, thick spur about half as long as the lower lip; flower drawing inflorescence a cluster (raceme) of 1-3 stalked flowers
Fruit:pods
Leaf:a few scattered on the stems, often 1- or 2- times forked, few bladders, alternate
Habitat: shores, shallows
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Synonyms 
Utricularia biflora Lam.
Utricularia gibba L. subsp. gibba
Utricularia obtusa Sw.
Utricularia pumila Walter

         
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