Utricularia fibrosa Walter

  • 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 fibrosa Walter

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems creeping and forming tangled mats near the bottom in shallow water, radiating from the base of the scape, dimorphic, some with rather crowded, thrice-forked, bladderless lvs to 15 mm, the others with smaller, twice-forked lvs bearing numerous bladders; flowering branches 1.5–4 dm, with 2–6 long-pediceled fls; cor yellow, the lower lip 8–10 mm, with prominent palate; spur equaling or slightly exceeding the lip. Shallow ponds on the coastal plain; e. Mass. to Fla. and Tex., n. in the interior to Ark. and Okla. June–Aug. (U. pumila)