Utricularia minor L.
Family: Lentibulariaceae
lesser bladderwort,  more...
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Derek Anderson  
Etymology: Utricularia: from Latin utriculus, "a small bag or bladder," the common name of which is bladderwort
Plants: perennial, floating aquatic; stems creeping on soil forming mats under the water
Leaves: finely divided, forking 3-7 times, bladders scattered on the ordinary leaves, alternate, flattened, with a midrib
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 1/4" long, 2 lipped, lower lip twice as long as the upper, small spur half as long as the lower lip; flower drawing inflorescence usually 2-9 flowers in sagging clusters (racemes)
Habitat: lakes, ponds, ditches
Conservation Status: Native
Utricularia minor image
Paul Skawinski  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
Utricularia minor image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Utricularia minor image
Derek Anderson  
Utricularia minor image
Paul Skawinski  
Utricularia minor image
Paul Skawinski  
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
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Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
Utricularia minor image
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