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Plant Details

Sarracenia oreophila

Green Pitcherplant

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia oreophila

Common Name:

Green Pitcherplant

Plant Family

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellow

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Seepage bogs. Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G2 - Imperiled (*)

State Status:

E: Endangered, Exploited (*)

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Notes:

First pitcherplant on Federal Endangered list. Found in Clay County in North Carolina

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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