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Green Pitcherplant

Sarracenia oreophila (Kearney) Wherry

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Sarracenia oreophila (Green Pitcherplant) is a species of perennial herb in the family pitcher plants. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are native to The Contiguous United States and North America. Flowers are visited by Bumble Bees. Individuals can grow to 0.2 m.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/22715/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Green Pitcherplant. View this species on GBIF