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Floating Bladderwort
Utricularia radiata (Utricularia inflata var. minor)

This plant stays at the surface of the water with the help of the long, skinny floats, which are modified leaf stalks. Bladderworts are carnivorous plants. See the common bladderwort page for more information.

• Family: Bladderwort (Lentibulariaceae)
• Habitat: ponds and ditches
• Height: 2-8 inches
• Flower size: 3/4 inch long
• Flower color: yellow
• Flowering time: May to October
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.