purple bladderwort

noun

: an aquatic herb (Utricularia purpurea) that is common in ponds of the eastern U.S. and has submerged finely dissected leaves and showy emersed very irregular reddish purple flowers

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“Purple bladderwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purple%20bladderwort. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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