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Sarracenia oreophila Wherry. Green Pitcherplant. Phen: Apr-May; Jun-Jul. Hab: Seepage bogs, sandy shores of shallow streams. Dist: A montane-piedmontane sibling of S. flava, known from sw. NC, se. TN (where presumed extirpated from the state), n. GA, and c. and ne. AL (Govus 1987, Wherry 1933, Schnell 1980b, Dennis 1980, Catalani 2004).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = FNA8, GW2, K1, K3, K4, W, Bell (1949), McDaniel (1971), Schnell (2002b), Wood (1960); = n/a – RAB; < Sarracenia flava L. – S, S13; > Sarracenia oreophila Wherry var. oreophila – McPherson & Schnell (2011); > Sarracenia oreophila Wherry var. ornata S.McPherson & D.E.Schnell – McPherson & Schnell (2011)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL

Heliophily: 8

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sarracenia oreophila, DeKalb County, Alabama 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sarracenia oreophila, hillside seep bog, Towns County, Georgia 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sarracenia oreophila, and Osmundastrum cinnamomeum, DeKalb County, Alabama 3 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sarracenia oreophila, DeKalb County, Alabama 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sarracenia oreophila, hillside seep bog, Towns County, Georgia 5 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷

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