Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 10 taxa in the family Sarraceniaceae, Pitcher-plant family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Pitcherplant, Yellow Trumpet, Trumpets
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia flava   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia flava   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia flava 089-01-001   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, seepage bogs, pocosins

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Green Pitcherplant, Green Pitcherplant, Mountain Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia oreophila   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia oreophila   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in seepage bogs

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet Pitcherplant, Redflower Pitcherplant, Red Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia rubra ssp. rubra   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia rubra ssp. rubra   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia rubra 089-01-002   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in sandhill seepage bogs, pocosins, wet savannas

Rare, endemic to the Atlantic Coastal Plain of the se. US

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Sweet Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia jonesii   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia rubra 089-01-002?   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, cataract seeps

Rare, endemic to a small area in sw. NC & nw. SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hooded Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia minor var. minor   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia minor   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia minor 089-01-003   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Appalachian Purple Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia purpurea var. montana   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
(?) PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea var. montana   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia purpurea 089-01-004   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in mountain bogs, seepage bogs

Rare, restricted to sw. NC (south of Asheville), nw. SC, & ne. GA (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Purple Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia purpurea var. purpurea   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia purpurea 089-01-004?   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in bogs

Rare

Native: north of the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Purple Pitcherplant, Frog's Breeches, Hunter's Cup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia purpurea var. venosa   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea var. purpurea   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia purpurea 089-01-004?   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas, sandhill seepage bogs, hillside seepage bogs

Common (rare outside NC-SC), restricted to the Atlantic Coastal Plain of se. US

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Whitetop Pitcherplant, Crimson Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia leucophylla   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia leucophylla   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in wet pine savannas

Rare in GA, rare in NC (where it is introduced), endemic to Gulf Coastal Plain

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Parrot Pitcherplant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Look for it in savannas

Uncommon in GA, an endemic

Native to Georgia

 


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"The plant's reproductive organs occupy the center of the normal flower. The female part consists of one or more pistils, each containing an ovary, which after fertilization expands and forms the fruit." — Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide