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Humped Bladderwort
Utricularia gibba

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba) Other common names: Swollen-spurred Bladderwort

Other scientific names: Utricularia biflora, Utricularia fornicata

French names: Urticulaire bosse

Family: Bladderwort Family (Lentibulariaceae)

Group: Bladderworts

Flowers: Summer;  Yellow;  Irregular flowers

Habitat: Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 16   

Photographs: 42 photographs available, of which 7 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Humped Bladderwort flowers are quite small.

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Some Humped Bladderwort growing in wet muck in a boggy lake.

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Humped Bladderwort stem and roots, with some of the minute bladders visible.

Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

Closeup of the stem/roots, showing the bladders which trap unwary microscopic animals.


Range map for Humped Bladderwort (Utricularia gibba)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)