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Utricularia subulata

Description

Slender Bladderwort is a short-lived native carnivorous plant that is the most widely distributed plant in the Utricularia genus.  It prefers sandy peaty soils that are consistently moist.

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Tags:
#bees#moths#NC native#food source summer#Coastal OBL#food source nectar#Piedmont Mountains OBL#flies#butterfly friendly#native carnivorus plant#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bees#moths#NC native#food source summer#Coastal OBL#food source nectar#Piedmont Mountains OBL#flies#butterfly friendly#native carnivorus plant#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Utricularia
    Species:
    subulata
    Family:
    Lentibulariaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Tropical and subtropical North America
    Wildlife Value:
    This plant attracts bees, flies, butterflies and moths.
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Heat tolerant.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Carnivorous
    Native Plant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit displays from June to September.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Yellow flowers bloom from March to July.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Native Garden
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Moths