Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1320

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in savannas, seepage bogs, pocosins, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
5 persistent sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

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 (1968) 089-01-001:
Sarracenia flava   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Pitcherplant, Yellow Trumpet, Trumpets


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_safl4_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_safl4_008_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm060423_063

April    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

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JK Marlow    jkm160415_016

April    Turner County    GA

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JK Marlow    jkm160415_017

April    Turner County    GA

Narrowed base of the hood usually purple-spotted, per Weakley's Flora.


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JK Marlow    jkm160415_021

April    Turner County    GA

Flowers strongly ill-scented; sepals yellowish-green; style-disk yellow-green, per Flora of North America.

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JK Marlow    jkm160415_061

April    Turner County    GA

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JK Marlow    jkm160415_183

April    Turner County    GA

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JK Marlow    jkm160415_188

April    Turner County    GA

Scapes shorter than pitchers, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm0505s_18

May    Williamsburg County    SC

Sides of the narrowed base of the hood rolled strongly backwards, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm060521_112

May    Macon County    NC

Highlands Biological Station

Petals yellow, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm161001_821

September    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge