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Plant Details

Sarracenia purpurea var venosa

Purple Pitcher Plant, Common Pitcher Plant

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia purpurea var venosa

Common Name:

Purple Pitcher Plant, Common Pitcher Plant

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Purple

Size in Feet:

bloom 1.5

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Notes:

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

Pitfall Traps

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004
© Kathy Schlosser

Plants in Full Sun

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Note the purple coloring

Plants in a Mountain bog

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Tom Harville
Note the lack of color

Blooms

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Tom Harville

Bloom Close up

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Tom Harville

Seeds

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Efloras
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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