Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1322

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

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

Look for it in bogs, cataract seeps, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Maroon outside, Green inside
Bisexual
5 persistent sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sarracenia jonesii   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 089-01-002?:
Sarracenia rubra   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Sweet Pitcherplant