Eastern purple bladderwort

Utricularia purpurea -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Utricularia purpurea

Native to Florida


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    Utricularia purpurea is frequently found growing in swamps, lakes, and ponds nearly throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms year round and occurs almost always (estimated probability 99%) under natural conditions in wetlands.

    For brief control information, see Efficacy of Herbicide Active Ingredients Against Aquatic Weeds by K. Langeland, M. Netherland, and W. Haller.