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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Parrot Pitcherplant


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image of Sarracenia psittacina, Parrot Pitcherplant

JK Marlow    jkm160415_031

April    Turner County    GA

Sepals maroon, per Flora of North America.

image of Sarracenia psittacina, Parrot Pitcherplant

JK Marlow    jkm160415_033

April    Turner County    GA

Petals maroon-red, obovate distally; style disc yellow-green w reddish margins, per Flora of North America.

image of Sarracenia psittacina, Parrot Pitcherplant

JK Marlow    jkm160415_038

April    Turner County    GA

Hood of the pitcher globose; orifice formed by the fusion of the hood margins, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Sarracenia psittacina, Parrot Pitcherplant

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_psittacina_parrot_2

July        

Pitchers prominently marked with white on the hood, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

image of Sarracenia psittacina, Parrot Pitcherplant

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_psittacina_parrot_p

July        

Pitchers mostly decumbent; lateral wing of the pitcher very prominent, per Weakley's Flora (2015).


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sarracenia psittacina   FAMILY Sarraceniaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3780

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Savannas, less commonly on floating peat mats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
Maroon to pink
Bisexual
5 persistent sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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