Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) Family: Lentibulariaceae
- This is an aquatic, carnivorous herb.
- The roots are sometimes free floating.
- The long, grass-like leaves grow on the water surface.
- Flowers are golden-yellow and flower year round.
- The roots have bladders that trap small insects. The bladders are under negative pressure and prey, brushing past the roots, set off the trapdoors sucking the animal into the bladders.