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Sarracenia leucophylla

Sarracenia leucophylla Raf.

Sarracenia drummondii Croom

White-topped Pitcher Plant

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderNepenthalesCarniverous (or more precisely insectiverous) plants
FamilySarraceniaceaePitcher plant (bug-eating plants) family
GenusSarraceniaFor early 18th century physician Dr. Michel Sarrasin
SpeciesleucophyllaWhite-leaved

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Sarracenia leucophylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Sarracenia leucophylla (White-topped Pitcher Plant)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 24 × 16" (59 × 39 cm)

Sarracenia leucophylla (White-topped Pitcher Plant)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 8 × 7" (20 × 18 cm)

Sarracenia leucophylla (White-topped Pitcher Plant)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 31 × 21" (79 × 53 cm)

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