Sarracenia flava

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Sarracenia flava
Sarracenia flava KDSP.jpg
Photo by Katelin Pearson
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Dicotyledons
Order: Nepenthales
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Genus: Sarracenia
Species: S. flava
Binomial name
Sarracenia flava
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Natural range of Sarracenia flava from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Yellow pitcherplant, Trumpets

Taxonomic notes

Synonyms: none

Varieties: Sarracenia flava var. flava; S. flava var. atropurpurea (Bull) C.R. Bell; S. flava var. maxima Bull ex Masters; S. flava var. ornata Bull ex Masters; S. flava var. cuprea Schnell; S. flava var. rugelii (Shuttleworth ex de Candolle) Masters; S. flava var. rubricorpora Schnell


Sarracenia flava is a carnivorous plant.




It has been observed flowering from February to May, in July, August, and October, with peak inflorescence in March and April.[1]

Conservation, cultivation, and restoration

Cultural use

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References and notes

  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. Accessed: 13 DEC 2016