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Botanical names:
Sarracenia purpurea subsp. purpurea Accepted
Sarracenia purpurea var. venosa Synonym
Sarracenia purpurea subsp. venosa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Extremely acid (3.5 – 4.4)
Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Leaves: Other: Digestive enzymes produced inside the tubular leaves.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Miscellaneous: Carnivorous

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