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Sarracenia psittacina Michx.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
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
|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
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From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Picayune, MSLongwood Gardens
- Newark, DEMt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2012-07-30
Research By: TWC Staff