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|Family: Lentibulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Utricularia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Utricularia subulata L.
Habit: Creeping in wet substrates. Stem: creeping in wet substrates, thread-like, with leaves, bladders; winter buds 0. Leaf: leaves at or above surface, simple, < 20 mm, 1 mm wide, entire, flattened, with bladders or not, tip rounded; marginal bristles 0; petiole narrow. Inflorescence: 1--many-flowered; peduncle 5--25 cm, wiry, 0.3--0.6 mm diam; pedicel 2--10 mm, erect in fruit. Flower: corolla 5--10 mm; lower lip +- 2 × upper, +- = spur; spur narrowly elongate, straight; cleistogamous flowers much reduced, < 2 mm. Fruit: dehiscent by ventral valve. Seed: unwinged. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Moist acid wetlands, introduced with other carnivorous plants by horticulturists; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo (Mendocino Co.), possibly elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: eastern United States, Mexico, +- pantropical. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
Synonyms: Utricularia cleistogama (A. Gray) Britton
eFlora Treatment Author: Barry A. Rice
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Utricularia ochroleuca
Next taxon: Limnanthaceae
Citation for this treatment: Barry A. Rice 2017. Utricularia subulata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47619, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.