Sarracenia purpurea

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Noun1.Sarracenia purpurea - perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosetteSarracenia purpurea - perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland
genus Sarracenia, Sarracenia - pitcher plants
pitcher plant - any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales
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These pitcher plants are among the hardiest, especially Sarracenia purpurea, the purple pitcher plant.
Purple pitcher plants are found in nutrient-poor wetland soils, containing low amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus for the plants' roots to acquire.