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Scientific Name: Utricularia spp.
•Multi-branching stems with no distinguishable leaves.
•Often has small flowers on a frail stem just a few centimeters above the surface; flowers often yellow, but some species have purple flowers.
•Tiny bladders (green or black) along branches used for trapping insects.
•Utriculariaspp. can be rooted, but most species are floating as a tangled mass around other vegetation or can be floating at or just beneath surface.