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Sarracenia psittacina (Parrot pitcherplant)
Cressler, Alan

Sarracenia psittacina

Sarracenia psittacina Michx.

Parrot pitcherplant

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SAPS2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A southern species, Parrot Pitcher-plant (Sarracenia psittacina) has many prostrate pitchers with hooked lips like a parrots bill.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS

Mr. Smarty Plants says

Plant identification, green and tube-like
September 18, 2008
LOOKING FOR NAME OF A GREEN TUBE-LIKE PLANT (SHAPED LIKE A CALLA LILY). THE VEINS ARE VISIBLE. MAYBE IN CLUSTER
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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS
Longwood Gardens - Newark, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sarracenia psittacina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sarracenia psittacina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sarracenia psittacina

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-10-22
Research By: TWC Staff

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