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Published August 09, 2013, 12:00 AM

Bladderwort


The branching stem and sacs, or bladders, of the bladderwort. The stem and bladders remain underwater. It is these bladders that give the plant its name, and they provide food for the plant by trapping tiny insects, which the plant is able to digest. (Photo by Larry Weber)
Read the article: Northland Nature: Bladderworts flower and feed in the wetlands of August