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Sarracenia purpurea  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21993

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): pitcherplant [English]
    purple pitcherplant [English]
    sidesaddle-flower [English]
    frog's-britches [English]
    huntsman's-horns [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySarraceniaceae  – pitcherplants  
                               GenusSarracenia L. – pitcherplant  
                                  SpeciesSarracenia purpurea L. – pitcherplant, purple pitcherplant, sidesaddle-flower, frog's-britches, huntsman's-horns  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea L. – purple pitcherplant 
                                     Subspecies Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa (Raf.) Wherry – purple pitcherplant 

  Expert: T. Lawrence Mellichamp  
  Notes: Professor of Botany and Horticulture, Botanical Gardens, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, North Carolina, USA 28223   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea   
  Source: Sarraceniaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mellichamp, T. Lawrence / Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sarraceniaceae Dumortier   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America, vol. 8, Magnoliophyta: Paeoniaceae to Ericaceae   
  Page(s): 348-362   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-19-534026   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Sarracenia purpurea   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Alaska, Native  



  Comment: nom. cons.  
    CITES: Appendix II listed under Sarracenia, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  



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