Sarracenia flava L.
- Common Name: Yellow Pitcher Plant, Huntsman's Horn
- Family: Sarraceniaceae Dumort.
- Country of Origin: Southeastern N. America - Virginia and N. Carolina to Florida
- Habitat: Wet pinelands and bogs.
- Description: The Yellow Pitcher Plant is a carnivorous plant that prefers wasps, bees, and all types of flies.It needs high moisture therefore is usually found among mosses. The large erect leaves possess desirable ornamental value. Its flowers are yellow rising in the spring, born on stalks that clear the foliage.
- CITES Appendix II Listed Plant
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Flowering Data:This accession has been observed in bloom on:
- Accession # 199200229
- Source: N. Carolina
- Accession Date: 04-28-1988
- Bench: 2310 - Temperate Carnivores
- Qty: 2 confirmed on 05-02-2013
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: asterids
- Order: Ericales
- Family: Sarraceniaceae
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