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Sarracenia purpurea var. montana (Southern appalachian purple pitcherplant)
Cressler, Alan

Sarracenia purpurea var. montana

Sarracenia purpurea L. var. montana D.E. Schnell & Determann

Southern Appalachian Purple Pitcherplant, Huntsman's Cups, Sidesaddle Flytrap, Frog's Britches

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcher-plant Family)

Synonym(s): Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea var. montana

USDA Symbol: SAPUM

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: GA , NC , SC
Native Distribution: Southern Appalachian Mountains.
Native Habitat: Sphagnum bogs in montane forest clearings.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-06-15
Research By: JAM

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