Photos of Sarracenia-purpurea-~-pitcher-plant

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Sarracenia purpurea ~ pitcher plant



Sarracenia-purpurea-~-pitcher-plant


Characteristics:

  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 10

  • large (up to 5cm wide), nodding, dark red flowers

  • pitcher–shaped hollow leaves

  • leaves usually purple–veined

  • blooms late spring through summer

  • boggy areas and poor fens

  • thriving in both acid and alkaline habitats

  • native



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