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Connecticut Plants
Striped Bladderwort (Fibrous Bladderwort)
Utricularia striata Le Conte ex Torr.

Striped bladderwort is believed to be extinct in Connecticut. These plants were photographed in New Jersey.

  • Synonyms: Utricularia fibrosa
  • Family: bladderwort (Lentibulariaceae)
  • Habitat: muddy ground or shallow water at pond edges
  • Height: 4-15 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Origin: native
Utricularia striata Le Conte ex Torrey
Utricularia striata Le Conte ex Torrey

The feathery things at the bottom of the photo are leaves of these bladderworts.