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Utricularia amethystina Salzm. ex St.-Hil. & Girard
Florida purple bladderwort

Family: Lentibulariaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, Mexico, Central America and South America; plants previously attributed to this species from Hispaniola may represent a different taxon.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Utricularia amethystina has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Utricularia amethystina has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods