OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Hovering over an image will enlarge it and point out features (works better on desktop than on mobile).

camera icon A camera indicates there are pictures.
speaker icon A speaker indicates that a botanical name is pronounced.
plus sign icon A plus sign after a Latin name indicates that the species is further divided into varieties or subspecies.

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

Your search found 11 taxa in the family Sarraceniaceae, Pitcher-plant family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

arrow

range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Pitcherplant, Yellow Trumpet, Trumpets

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, seepage bogs, pocosins. In the remote centers of peat domes and large peat-filled Carolina bays in NC, Sarracenia flava is sometimes very abundant, occasionally the dominant plant over areas exceeding several square kilometers

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Green Pitcherplant, Green Pitcherplant, Mountain Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia oreophila   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia oreophila   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Habitat: Seepage bogs, sandy shores of shallow streams

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Sweet Pitcherplant, Carolina Redflower Pitcherplant, Red Pitcherplant, Sweet Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia rubra ssp. rubra   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN 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

 

Habitat: Sandhill seepage bogs, pocosins, wet savannas

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Sweet Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Bogs, cataract seeps over bedrock

Rare (endemic to a small area in southwest NC & northwest SC)

Native to the Carolinas

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hooded Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Wet savannas

Uncommon in Coastal Plain (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Appalachian Purple Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Mountain bogs, seepage bogs, cataract bogs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Purple Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia purpurea var. purpurea   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

(?) 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

 

Habitat: Bogs

Native: north of the Carolinas

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Purple Pitcherplant, Frog's Breeches, Hunter's Cup

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia purpurea var. venosa   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia purpurea var. venosa   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sarracenia purpurea 089-01-004?   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, sandhill seepage bogs, hillside seepage bogs

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon Common Name: Rose Pitcherplant, Gulf Coast Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia rosea   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia rosea   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas and seepage bogs

Native to Georgia (but extirpated)

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Whitetop Pitcherplant, Crimson Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia leucophylla   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia leucophylla   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas

Rare or waif(s)

Native to Georgia (introduced in NC-SC)

 


range map

camera icon Common Name: Parrot Pitcherplant

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY: Sarraceniaceae

 

Habitat: Savannas, less commonly on floating peat mats

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


Your search found 11 taxa. You are on page PAGE 1 out of 1 pages.


"You will never learn to know the ferns if you expect to make their acquaintance from a carriage, along the highway, or in the interval between two meals." — Frances Theodora Parsons, To Know the Ferns (1899)