Utricularia macrorhiza

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLentibulariaceae
Family (Traditional)Lentibulariaceae
GenusUtricularia
Species:Utricularia macrorhiza Leconte
Common NameBladderwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: LC; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Aquatic; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Dissection: 2; Leaf Dissection: 3; Leaf Dissection: 4; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Type: linear; Leaf Venation: dichotomous; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: Need More Information; Leaflet Number: 20+; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Utricularia vulgaris Utricularia vulgaris L. p.p.
Utricularia vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza Utricularia vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza (Le Conte) Clausen
Utricularia vulgaris var. americana Utricularia vulgaris var. americana A. Gray

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Fulton (KY), Obion (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, MEM, TENN, UTM, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 1976

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100527538 Fulton Kentucky Bryce D. Fields
EKY
Utricularia macrorhiza
TENN-V-0199808 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Utricularia vulgaris
UTM01781 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Utricularia macrorhiza
MEM013088 Obion Tennessee 09 Oct 1976 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
76H5.2
MEM
Utricularia vulgaris
UTM02683 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Utricularia macrorhiza
TENN-V-0200011 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Utricularia vulgaris
31234100527561 Fulton Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Utricularia vulgaris
TENN-V-0200010 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Utricularia vulgaris
UTM01778 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Utricularia macrorhiza
APSC0010416 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Utricularia macrorhiza
TENN-V-0199807 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Utricularia vulgaris
TENN-V-0199806 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Utricularia vulgaris
BRIT422468 Fulton Kentucky Raymond Athey
VDB
Utricularia vulgaris
UTM01779 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Utricularia macrorhiza
UTM01780 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Utricularia macrorhiza
APSC0102625 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Utricularia macrorhiza
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