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bladderwort Mat-like, aquatic insectivorous plant found in bogs and ponds. It has feathery thread-like leaves with small bladders in which insects and other small creatures are trapped and drowned. Upright stems bear purple or dark pink flowers. Family Lentibulariaceae; genus Utricularia.

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bladderwort See LENTIBULARIACEAE.