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Taxon: Sarracenia rubra Walter

Genus: Sarracenia
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Nomen number: 319341
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 152. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sweet pitcherplant  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • rote Schlauchpflanze  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.w. & c.), Florida (n.w.), Georgia, Mississippi (Wayne Co.), North Carolina (s.), South Carolina]


  1. Case, F. W. & R. B. Case 1976. The Sarracenia rubra complex (Rhodora) 78:270-325.
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. McDaniel, S. 1971. The genus Sarracenia (Sarraceniaceae) Bull. Tall Timbers Res. Sta. 9:22.
  6. Schnell, D. 1977. Infraspecific variation in Sarracenia rubra Walt.: some observations (Castanea) 42:149-170.
  7. Schnell, D. 1978. Sarracenia rubra Walter: infraspecific nomenclatural correction (Castanea) 43:260.
  8. Schnell, D. 1979. Sarracenia rubra Walter ssp. gulfensis: a new subspecies (Castanea) 44:217-223.

Check other web resources for Sarracenia rubra Walter :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Sarracenia rubra cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319341. Accessed 21 March 2019.