Utricularia gibba L.
Family: Lentibulariaceae
creeping bladderwort,  more...
[Utricularia biflora Lam.,  more]
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Etymology: Utricularia: from Latin utriculus, "a small bag or bladder," the common name of which is bladderwort
Plants: creeping, annual/perennial, floating aquatic, forming mats near the bottom of shallow water; stems free-floating, tiny, tangling
Leaves: a few scattered on the stems, often 1- or 2- times forked, few bladders, alternate
Flowers: 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
Fruits: pods
Habitat: shores, shallows
Conservation Status: Native
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John D. Draeger  
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Paul Skawinski  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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