creeping bladderwort, more...
[Utricularia biflora Lam., more]
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; inflorescence a cluster (raceme) of 1-3 stalked flowers
Habitat: shores, shallows
Conservation Status: Native