- Flower nameSarracenia purpurea
- Scientific nameSarracenia purpurea
- Place of originNorth America
- Place of floweringWetlands
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May
What is Sarracenia purpurea
Sarracenia purpurea（(scientific name: Sarracenia purpure) is a small deciduous perennial insectivorous plant native to North America in the genus Sarracenia of the family Sarraceniaceae.
It is native to the coastal plains of its native North America, the Appalachian Mountains, and wetlands around the Great Lakes. The grass is about 15 to 30 cm tall. The rosette-shaped rhizomatous leaves are deformed to form pouch-shaped insectivorous leaves that digest insects, spiders, and other small animals for nourishment. The yellow-green leaves have reddish-purple veins. The insectivorous leaves have no cap and the leaf margins are wavy. It produces reddish-purple flowers in spring.
This is one of the original species of Sarracenia. There are eight species of the original species, which include this small Pulpulea and Psittacina, as well as the larger Arata, Flava, Leucophylla, Minor, Oreophylla, and Rubra. A hybrid between S. purpurea and S. psittacina (scientific name: S. psittacina) is Sarracenia courtii (scientific name: Sarracenia courtii, scientific name: Sarracenia × courtii), which has The leaves are reddish. Another member of the family is Sarracenia leucophylla Sarracenia leucophylla), which has reddish leaves. The Japanese name for Sarracenia is "bottle gourd. A bottle gourd is a type of ancient drinking vessel.
Common name:Sarracenia purpurea, scientific name: Sarracenia purpurea, origin: North America, stem length: 15-30 cm, leaf margin: wavy, flowering season: March - May, flower diameter: 1.5 - 2.5 cm.