Sarracenia flava L.

  • 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 flava L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Lvs erect, 3–8 dm, slender, gradually widened distally and widest at the summit, the wing seldom as much as 1 cm wide, the hood depressed-ovate and raised on a stipe-like base; scapes to 1 m; fls 8–10 cm wide, the pet yellow; 2n=26. Sandy bogs and wet pine-lands; se. Va. to n. Fla. and s. Ala. May. A hybrid with no. 1 [Sarracenia purpurea L.] is S. ×catesbaei Elliott.