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Sarracenia leucophylla

Common Name(s):
crimson pitcher plant
Categories:
Carnivorous Plants, Native Plants
Comment:

Not native to North Carolina

Found in wet pine savannas in the Coastal Plain

 

Additional Information

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantbiology/ncsc/rare/sarracenia.htm

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantbiology/ncsc/sarracenia/Sarracenia_leucophylla_description.htm

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantbiology/ncsc/EE/sarracenia.htm

Foliage:
The pitchers are errect, with white or translucent patches near near the top . The flat hood is errect or ascending. The lateral wing is not prominent.
Flower:
Maroon petals

NCCES plant id: 2829

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