Leafy bladderwort (Utricularia foliosa) This carnivorous aquatic plant traps invertebrates for food nutrition. They are indicators of good water quality. In the summer, the yellow or purple flowers peek up above the water.
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Bladderworts do not have roots and are free-floating submersed aquatic plants. They get their nutrients from the water rather than soil. To learn more about these types of plants, check out the UF IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.