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Taxon: Sarracenia oreophila Wherry

Genus: Sarracenia
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Nomen number: 319346
Place of publication: Bartonia 15:8, t. 1, fig. 2. 1933
Link to protologue:
Comment: the presumed basionym, S. flava var. oreophila Kearney, was never validly published, either by Kearney in Science 12:837. 1900, nom. nud. or by R. Harper in J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 34:120. 1918, nom. provis.
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Center for Plant Conservation listed:
  • CITES Appendix I:
  • Fish & Wildlife Endangered species:

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.e.), Georgia (Towns Co.), North Carolina (Clay Co.), Tennessee]


  1. Case, F. W. & R. B. Case 1974. Sarracenia alabamensis, a newly recognized species from Central Alabama (Rhodora) 76:663.
  2. Center for Plant Conservation Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource). (CPC Nat Coll)
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. Dennis, W. M. 1980. Sarracenia oreophila (Kearny) Wherry in the Blue Ridge Province of northeastern Georgia (Castanea) 45:101-103.
  5. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  6. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  7. McDaniel, S. 1971. The genus Sarracenia (Sarraceniaceae) Bull. Tall Timbers Res. Sta. 9:10.
  8. Schnell, D. E. 1980. Notes on the biology of Sarracenia oreophila (Kearney) Wherry (Castanea) 45:166-170.
  9. United States Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource). (US Fish & Wildl List)

Check other web resources for Sarracenia oreophila Wherry :

  • 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 oreophila 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=319346. Accessed 21 April 2019.