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LENTIBULARIACEAE
Bladderwort Family
Utricularia purpurea  (purple bladderwort)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Utricularia: having bladders, or shaped like bottles; purpurea: purple
Life Form
Perennial Carnivorous Aquatic Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
July-September
Physiographic Province
☐ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☐ New Castle
☐ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Atlantic white cedar swamps and bogs, acidic fen-like habitats, floating and submerged
State Status
Rare
Piedmont Status
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Coastal Plain Status
Rare
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
9
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Provides habitat for fish, food for some waterfowl species, and cover for a variety of aquatic invertebrate species.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Peat Wetlands (Acidic Fens)
Submerged Aquatic Beds (Fresh and Brackish)
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