Category: Pitcher plants (Sarraceniaceae)


Species: Sarracenia alata (Sarraceniaceae) (Yellow Trumpets)

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Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SAAL4

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Species: Sarracenia leucophylla (Sarraceniaceae) (Crimson Pitchplant)

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Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SALE4

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Species: Sarracenia psittacina (Sarraceniaceae) (Parrot Pitcherplant)

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Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SAPS2

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Species: Sarracenia rosea (Sarraceniaceae) (purple pitcherplant)

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Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SARO14

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Species: Sarracenia rubra (Sarraceniaceae) (Sweet Pitcherplant)

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Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SARU4

Interesting fact: The flowers radiate a strong sweet scent

Species: Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae) (Purple Pitcher Plant)

Habitat: sphagnum bogs

Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SAPU4

Interesting fact: The inner surface is covered with downward-pointing hairs, which make it difficult for insects to crawl out of the pitcher.

Species: Sarracenia flava (Sarraceniaceae)  (Yellow Pitcher Plant)

 

Habitat: damp and swampy locations

 

Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SAFL4

Interesting fact: They are famous for having a strong, cat-pee smell. It doesn’t have to move to capture its insects. The insects are attracted by nectar produced by glands around the outer edge of the hood and underneath the hood where it attaches to the mouth of the trumpet.