genus Sarracenia


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Noun1.genus Sarracenia - pitcher plantsgenus Sarracenia - pitcher plants      
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
common pitcher plant, huntsman's cup, huntsman's cups, Sarracenia 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
hooded pitcher plant, Sarracenia minor - yellow-flowered pitcher plant of southeastern United States having trumpet-shaped leaves with the orifice covered with an arched hood
huntsman's horn, huntsman's horns, Sarracenia flava, trumpets, yellow pitcher plant, yellow trumpet - pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids
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Another mechanism proposed to allow carnivorous plants to avoid pollinator-prey conflict is temporal avoidance, in which flowers and traps are produced at different times of the growing season, such as may occur in pitcher plants in the genus Sarracenia (juniper et at, 1989).