Connecticut Plants
Floating Bladderwort
Utricularia radiata Small

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. For more information on this, see the common bladderwort page.

  • Synonyms: Utricularia inflata Walter var. minor Chapm.
  • 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
Utricularia radiata Small
Utricularia radiata Small