Delaware Wildflowers • Families • Lentibulariaceae

Utricularia gibba L.
(Utricularia biflora)
Humped Bladderwort
Lentibulariaceae — Bladderwort family
Uncommon native
Utricularia gibba
Sussex County
June 2001
Utricularia gibba
Utricularia gibba
Submerged branch with forked leaves and two bladders.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
July 2012
Utricularia gibba
The wetland had drawn down to mud; the leaves are waterlily.

August 2018


This video shows how bladderworts catch their prey.

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