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Utricularia foliosa L.
Leafy bladderwort

Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Lentibulariaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies (Bahamas, Greater Antilles), Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World tropics.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Utricularia foliosa has been found in the following 31 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Reported
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Trail Glades Range Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Utricularia foliosa has been found in the following 10 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Utricularia foliosa has been found in the following 14 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Flatwoods/Prairie Lake
River Floodplain Lake
Sinkhole
Sinkhole Lake
Slough
Strand Swamp
Swale
Swamp Lake
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Utricularia foliosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton