• Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Sarracenia L.

  • Description

    Genus Description - Sep 5, broad and spreading; pet 5, incurved, soon deciduous; stamens many; ovary large, subglobose; style slender at base, above extended into 5 rays connected by tissue and forming a 5-angled or -lobed, umbrella-shaped body with the minute stigmas beneath it at the angles; fls solitary on scapes; lvs bearing a broad or narrow wing along the adaxial side and prolonged beyond the pitcher on the abaxial side into a broad hood; x=13. 8, e. N. Amer.

  • Common Names