Utricularia juncea

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Utricularia juncea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia subg. Bivalvaria
Section: Utricularia sect. Stomoisia
U. juncea
Binomial name
Utricularia juncea

Utricularia juncea, the southern bladderwort,[1] is a small to medium sized, probably perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. juncea is native to Central, South, and North America. It grows as a terrestrial plant in marshes, swamps, and pools in shallow waters, mostly at lower altitudes. It was originally described and published by Martin Vahl in 1804.[2]


  • Personula grandiflora Raf.
  • Stomoisia juncea (Vahl) Barnhart
  • S. virgatula (Barnhart) Barnhart
  • Utricularia angulosa Poir.
  • U. cornuta var. michauxii Gomez
  • U. juncea f. minima S.F.Blake
  • U. juncea f. virgatula (Barnhart) Fernald
  • U. personata Leconte ex Elliott
  • U. sclerocarpa Wright ex Sauvalle
  • U. simplex Wright ex Sauvalle
  • U. stricta G.Mey.
  • U. virgatula Barnhart

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Utricularia juncea". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2008-12-28.
  2. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.

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