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

Sarracenia purpurea var. venosa

Sarracenia purpurea L. var. venosa (Raf.) Fernald

Southern Purple Pitcherplant

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcher-plant Family)

Synonym(s): Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa

USDA Symbol: SAPUV

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 18 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: Flowers purplish-red, some populations yellow.

Distribution

USA: GA , NC , SC , VA

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-08-12
Research By: JAM

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