Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia) Page - Brian A. O'Brien

Note: Further links to photos of other types of plants and habitats
are placed at the bottom of this page.

Sarracenia flava (trumpet pitcher plant, huntsman's horn)
in a protected bog southeast of Doerun, Georgia,
April 20, 2003. Click on the images for larger versions.

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Sarracenia minor in the same bog.

Sarracenia alata was flowering and just beginning to produce leaves when we stopped at the Crosby Arboretum, a protected natrural area in southwestern Mississippi on March 26, 2003.

sign that describes Sarracenia alata

huge colony of Sarracenia alata in full flower

closer view of the colony

closeup view of the flowers

flowers and immature new leaves, top view

Sarracenia rubra ssp. alabamiensis, May 3, 2003
central Alabama

part of the colony

spring leaves & flowers

Sarracenia alata & S. psittacina, May 10-11, Crosby Arboretum (Mississippi), Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve (TNC, Lousiana), and Lake Ramsay Preserve (TNC, Louisiana)

S. alata; note Calopogon sp. and White-Top Sedge, respectively, in the last two photos.

S. psittacina (parrot pitcher plant)
Sarracenia oreophila, May 4, 2003, northern Alabama

views of the colony

leaves, top view leaves & flowers


Links to Photos
of Other Plants
from these and
Other Trips

and Louisiana

northern Alabama
Prairie Grove Glades

central Alabama
Bibb Glades
Pratt's Landing
Barton's Beach
(under construction)