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Utricularia foliosa (Leafy bladderwort)
Smith, R.W.

Utricularia foliosa

Utricularia foliosa L.

Leafy Bladderwort

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Synonym(s): Utricularia mixta


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Aquatic plant forming large, floating mats.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Flowers held above the water's surface.


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Utricularia foliosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Utricularia foliosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Utricularia foliosa


Record Modified: 2023-04-10
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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