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Utricularia gibba L.
humped bladderwort

General Information
Symbol: UTGI
Group: Dicot
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: HI   I
PR   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


Symbol Scientific Name
UTPU3 Utricularia pumila Walter
UTBI Utricularia biflora Lam.
UTOB Utricularia obtusa Sw.
UTFI Utricularia fibrosa Walter


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Lentibulariaceae – Bladderwort family
Genus Utricularia L. – bladderwort
Species Utricularia gibba L. – humped bladderwort

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Utricularia biflora
two-flower bladderwort
Special Concern
Utricularia biflora
two-flowered bladderwort
New Jersey
Utricularia biflora
two-flower bladderwort
Utricularia fibrosa
fibrous bladderwort
Rhode Island
humped bladderwort
Special Concern
two-flowered bladderwort

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Arid West OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Caribbean OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Hawaii OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover