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.