Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Utricularia subulata Linnaeus. Slender Bladderwort, Zigzag Bladderwort. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Moist sands or peats of various kinds of acidic wetlands, including wet pine savannas and flatwoods, shores of limesink ponds (dolines), borrow pits, ditches. Dist: In North America primarily in the Coastal Plain, from NS and e. MA south to s. FL, west to TX, north in the interior to TN and AR; also in the West Indies, Central America, South America, Africa, and Asia.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Bah, C, F, Fl6, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WI, Schnell (2002b), Taylor (1989); > Setiscapella cleistogama – S; > Setiscapella subulata – S

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