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Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa

Sarracenia purpurea L. ssp. gibbosa (Raf.) Wherry

Purple pitcherplant

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Synonym(s): Sarracenia heterophylla, Sarracenia purpurea ssp. heterophylla, Sarracenia purpurea var. ripicola, Sarracenia purpurea var. stolonifera, Sarracenia purpurea var. terrae-novae


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red


USA: CT , DC , DE , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

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:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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