They have hollow pitcher-shaped or tubular leaves, and solitary flowers with an umbrella-shaped style. Sarracenia purpurea, the sidesaddle flower, is common at the North; S. Flava, rubra, Drummondii, variolaris, and psittacina are southern species. All are insectivorous, catching and drowning insects in their curious leaves.
Origin: NL. So named after a Dr. Sarrazin of Quebec.
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... Plant) - Cephalotus sp. (Australian Pitcher Plant) - Darlingtonia sp. (Cobra Lilly) - Drosera sp. (Sundews) - Pinguicula sp. (Butterworts) - Sarracenia sp. (Trumpet Pitcher Plants)
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