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''Utricularia purpurea'', the eastern purple bladderwort, is a medium-sized suspended aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus ''Utricularia''. ''U. purpurea'' is endemic to North and Central America. It has been suggested that ''U. purpurea'' may have partially lost its appetite for carnivory. Richards did an extensive study in the field on it and noted that trapping rates of the usual ''Utricularia'' prey were significantly lower than in other species in the genus. Richards concludes.. more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Jan 21, 2019. Captured Jun 22, 2014 18:26 in Grassy Waters Preserve, 8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.8
  • 1/1002s
  • ISO100
  • 150.5mm