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Plant Details

Sarracenia rubra

Sweet Pitcher Plant

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia rubra

Common Name:

Sweet Pitcher Plant

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Purple

Size in Feet:

1.5

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Coast, Piedmont Mountains rare

Notes:

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

Plants

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004
© Tom Harville

Closeup

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004
© Tom Harville

Plants

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004
© Tom Harville

Blooms

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Tom Harville

Bloom Close up

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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