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Sarracenia rosea (Pink pitcherplant)
Cressler, Alan

Sarracenia rosea

Sarracenia rosea Naczi, F.W. Case & R.B. Case

Pink Pitcherplant, Pink Pitcher Plant

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcher-plant Family)

Synonym(s): Sarracenia purpurea var. burkii

USDA Symbol: SARO14

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: Normal flower color is deep, rosy pink. Some plants are nearly white with a light pink blush.


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS

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 for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-07-27
Research By: JAM

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