Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1325

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
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 oreophila   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sarracenia oreophila   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sarracenia flava

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Green Pitcherplant, Green Pitcherplant, Mountain Pitcherplant


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image of Sarracenia oreophila, Mountain Green Pitcherplant, Green Pitcherplant, Mountain Pitcherplant

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_oreophila_3

May        

Resembles S. flava, but the pitchers pale green and petals yellowish-green, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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