Sarracenia minor
hooded pitcher plant

Sarracenia minor
Sarracenia minor
Photo Courtesy Renee Brecht
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Botanical name: Sarracenia minor
Common name: hooded pitcher plant
Group: dicot
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Growth type: forb/herb; subshrub
Duration: perennial
Origin: native to US but introduced into NJ
Plant height: 6 - 18''
Foliage: domed pitchers with translucent white patches through which light enters.
Flower: yellow
Flowering time: March - May
Habitat: acidic, wet ground of bogs and swamps
Range in New Jersey: planted in a pine barrens site in Ocean county, poss. 1950s, and has persisted
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a