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Plant Details

Sarracenia jonesii

Mountain Sweet Pitcherplant

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia jonesii

Common Name:

Mountain Sweet Pitcherplant

Plant Family

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

maroonish

Size in Feet:

3

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Bogs, cataract seeps. Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*)

State Status:

E: Endangered, Exploited (*)

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Notes:

Weakly: Endemic to a small area in sw. NC and nw. SC. There has been a great deal of disagreement over the taxonomic treatment of this taxon, a montane sibling of S. rubra.

NC Natural Heritage Program lists as Exploited, NC Status as Endangered, NC Rank S1, and Global Status as G4T2 - Buncombe, Henderson, Macon and Transylvania Counties in NC.

Pitcher

image

Jean Woods

Plants & Blooms

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Jean Woods

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Flora of North America
(c)Carnivorous Plant Gallery

Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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