Utricularia cornuta Michx.  
Family: Lentibulariaceae
horned bladderwort, naked bladderwort
[Stomoisia cornuta (Michx.) Raf.]
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Utricularia: from Latin utriculus, "a small bag or bladder," the common name of which is bladderwort
Plants: erect, annual/perennial, 3"-14" tall, aquatic forb; finely branched, buried roots with minute bladders
Leaves: small, mostly below the soil and usually not seen
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 3/4" long, 2 lipped, lower lip with a prominent, downward- pointing spur; flower drawing; inflorescence of 1 to 6 stalked flowers in a cluster (raceme) on a green to yellow-green, 4"-10" tall stalk, oblong bracts below the cluster with an additional pair of smaller bractlets; drawing of bracts; blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: bogs, shores
Conservation Status: Native
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Paul Skawinski  
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Robert Bierman  
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Paul Skawinski  
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Thomas Givnish  
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