Utricularia gibba L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Utricularia gibba L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Creeping stems delicate, seldom over 10 cm, forming mats near the bottom in shallow water; lvs scattered, rarely over 5 mm, commonly once (twice) forked, with a few bladders; flowering branches 5–10 cm, with 1–3 yellow fls 5–6 mm; palate prominent; spur very thick and obtuse, only ca half as long as the lower lip. Shallow water; Que. to Wis., s. to Fla. and La.; also Pacific states, W.I., and c. Amer.

  • Common Names

    creeping bladderwort