What is the scientific name of the pitcher plant?

Answer Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants within the Sarraceniaceae family, which features species such as the crimson pitcher plant, with the scientific name Sarracenia leucophylla, and the hooded pit... Read More »

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New pitcher plant help!?

No, the plant won't die, you may lose the pitcher you've torn, but no more. It might have been better to leave the woodlouse in the pitcher, it wouldn't harm the plant and eventually it would have ... Read More »

Pitcher Plant Uses?

Pitcher plants were first documented in the 1570s. Since that time, it has become known by many names including Eve's cup, fly-catcher, flytrap, huntsman's cup, purple pitcher plant, purple side-sa... Read More »

How Big Can a Purple Pitcher Plant Be?

Purple pitcher plants are unlike other Sarracenia varieties because they have a large lip and an erect pitcher lid, or hood, that doesn't shield the opening of the pouch. The lid has lateral wings ... Read More »

Is the pitcher plant extinct?

Pitcher plants are still in existence today. The Nature Conservancy estimates that about 97 percent of this carnivorous plant's habitat is gone. Its natural habitat includes bogs, savannas and flat... Read More »