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|Family: Lentibulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Utricularia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Utricularia minor L.
Habit: Rooted or floating aquatic. Stem: slender, weakly to strongly of 2 kinds, some with many leaves, some bladders, others with 0--few leaves, +- many bladders; winter buds glabrous. Leaf: 2--15 mm, 3-parted at base, variously dissected above; ultimate segments 7--22, +- thread-like to flattened, margin bristles 0 or microscopic. Inflorescence: 2--6-flowered; peduncle 3--25 cm, wiry, 0.4--0.8 mm diam; pedicel recurved in fruit. Flower: corolla 6--8 mm; lower lip > 2 × upper, 2 × sac-like spur. Fruit: circumscissile. Seed: 4--6-sided, +- unwinged. Chromosomes: 2n=+-40.
Ecology: Shallow (generally < 30 cm) acidic waters; Elevation: 800--2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, SNH, MP; Distribution Outside California: Alaska, northern United States, Canada; circumboreal. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Barry A. Rice
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Utricularia macrorhiza
Next taxon: Utricularia ochroleuca
Citation for this treatment: Barry A. Rice 2017. Utricularia minor, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=47609, accessed on April 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 27, 2017.