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Utricularia purpurea

Utricularia purpurea Walter

Vesiculina purpurea (Walter) Raf.

Purple Bladderwort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLentibulariaceae
GenusUtriculariaFrom the Latin utriculus, “a small bag or bladder,” the common name of which is bladderwort
SpeciespurpureaPurple

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Utricularia purpurea description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 4 Oct 2013.

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Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA
≈ 5 × 7" (13 × 16 cm)

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA
≈ 6 × 6" (14 × 14 cm)

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA
≈ 3 × 3½" (8.5 × 9.1 cm)

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA
≈ 2½ × 2½" (6.8 × 7 cm)

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA
≈ 4½ × 6" (11 × 14 cm)

Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)

7/21/2012 · Kim’s House, Tyngsboro, MA
≈ 7 × 6" (18 × 14 cm)

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