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Sarracenia oreophila

Green Pitcherplant

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia oreophila

Genus:

Sarracenia

Species Epithet:

oreophila

Common Name:

Green Pitcherplant

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

April, May, June, July

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Seepage bogs. Rare in NC Mountains.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Semi-evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G2 - Imperiled (*Key)

State Status:

E: Endangered, Exploited (*Key)

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*Key)

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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