Utricularia purpurea Walter. Phen: May-Sep (-Apr). Hab: In water of ponds, ditches, other slow-moving water. Dist: NS and QC west to MN, south to NY, n. IN, s. MI, and WI, and on the Coastal Plain south to s. FL, west to se. TX; also in s. Mexico (ROO, TAB), the West Indies, and Central America.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Bah, C, F, Fl6, FNA, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tx, Va, WH3, WI, Schnell (2002b), Taylor (1989); = Vesiculina purpurea (Walter) Raf. – S