Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1328

Forb
Perennial

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

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

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

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Maroon
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 rubra ssp. rubra   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet Pitcherplant, Redflower Pitcherplant, Red Pitcherplant