Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2075

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Dark maroon (occasionally red)
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 purpurea var. purpurea   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 089-01-004?:
Sarracenia purpurea   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Purple Pitcherplant