Photos: Rinecaha, the Burren
Free-flowering, pale yellow flowers with short (1-2mm) spurs, corallas 6-8mm long. Leaves 3-6mm with untoothed, threadlike segments, bristles only at leaf-tips. Small, transparent bladders trap small aquatic creatures. Length 3-30cm.
Acidic or base-rich, nutrient-poor, shallow water in bog pools, ditches and fens. Can be locally frequent in W and NW Ireland.
Similar: Common / Greater Bladderwort
Lesser Bladderwort, Utricularia minor. Rinecaha, the Burren. July 2009