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Plant Details

Sarracenia flava

yellow pitcher plant

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia flava

Common Name:

yellow pitcher plant

Plant Family

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

3

Light:

Sun - part sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April

Bloom Area:

Coast, Mountains rare

Habitat Description:

Savannas, seepage bogs, pocosins

Notes:

Carnivorous -- See also The Carnivorous Plant FAQ, courtesy of The International Carnivorous Plant Society

Field of S. flavas

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David McAdoo

Another Field

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Philip Semanchuk

Hood

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David McAdoo

Tube or Hollow leaf

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David McAdoo

Blooms

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David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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