Wild Florida Photo - Sarracenia minor

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Sarracenia minor


Florida native

Threatened Florida species

Florida's most widespread pitcherplant, Sarracenia minor is frequently found in flatwoods and bogs in much of the peninsula south into Highlands & Ockeechobee Counties and west into the central panhandle. The range extends into Georgia and the Carolinas.
The leaves of pitcherplants are specialized structures which are designed to capture insects for these carnivorous plants to digest. The pitchers of this species are erect, hooded and have white or translucent patches on the upper portion and the hood margin is entire(smooth). The flowers are yellow and nodding with 5 petals and sepals, umbrella-like styles and numerous stamens.

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Sarracenia minor is a member of the Sarraceniaceae  - Pitcher-plant family.

Other species of the Sarracenia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Sarracenia flava - YELLOW PITCHERPLANT
  View  Sarracenia psittacina - PARROT PITCHERPLANT
  View  Sarracenia x naczii - natural hybrid of S. flava & S. rosea
  View  Sarracenia leucophylla - WHITETOP PITCHERPLANT
  View  Sarracenia rosea - GULF PURPLE PITCHERPLANT

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