Habitat: Floating-leaved to submersed plant community; most abundant in areas that are protected from wave action.
· Floating stems that support finely-divided branching leaves
· Bladders that are scattered along the branches are transparent or green tinted, darkening to brown or black as the plant ages
· Flowers are yellow and grow on stalks that emerge from the waters surface
· Carnivorous plant
· Lacks true roots
Look alikes include: fanwort , and other species of the water-milfoil genus.
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