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NC Native Plant Society:
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Sarracenia alata

Pale Pitcherplant, Yellow Trumpets, Flycatcher

Scientific Name:

Sarracenia alata

Genus:

Sarracenia

Species Epithet:

alata

Common Name:

Pale Pitcherplant, Yellow Trumpets, Flycatcher

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcherplant Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet, Aquatic

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Savannas, seepage bogs. Native to AL, MS, LA, and e. TX

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Clump-forming, carnivorous.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=SAAL4

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/sarracenia-alata/



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