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Taxon: Sarracenia alabamensis Case & R. B. Case

Genus: Sarracenia
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Nomen number: 319345
Place of publication: F. W. Case, Sida 21:2169. 2005 (Rhodora 76:650. 1974, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: not validly published in 1974 because the type consisted of more than one gathering (Shenzhen ICN Art. 8.2, 40.2)
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (c. (Autauga, Chilton, & Elmore Cos.) & s.w. (Washington, n. Baldwin, & w. Escambia Cos.)), Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=2150), Mississippi (Wayne Co.)]


  1. Case, F. W., Jr. & R. B. Case. 1974. Sarracenia alabamensis, a newly recognized species from Central Alabama. Rhodora 76:650-665.
  2. Case, F. W., Jr. & R. B. Case. 1976. The Sarracenia rubra complex. Rhodora 78:311.
  3. Case, F. W., Jr. 2005. Correction to the type citation of Sarracenia alabamensis and validation of the name Sarracenia alabamensis subsp. wherryi (Sarraceniaceae). Sida 21:2169-2170.
  4. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  5. Schnell, D. 1978. Sarracenia rubra Walter: infraspecific nomenclatural correction. Castanea 43:260. Note: = Sarracenia rubra subsp. alabamensis, nom. inval.

Check other web resources for Sarracenia alabamensis Case & R. B. Case :

  • 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 alabamensis 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319345. Accessed 4 June 2020.