Sarracenia leucophylla 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Nepenthales Sarraceniaceae

Scientific Name: Sarracenia leucophylla Rafin.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Schnell, D., Catling, P., Folkerts, G., Frost, C., Gardner, R. & <i>et al.</i>
Reviewer(s): Von Arx, B. & Groves, M. (Carnivorous Plants Red List Authority)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
United States (Alabama, Florida, Missouri)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Recorded from seepage areas and savanna bogs.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is subject to a variety of threats including the loss or degradation of wetland habitat, often through conversion for cultivation, housing, and the development of recreational areas; direct use of and drift from herbicides (particularly on roadside areas); invasive exotic species such as kudzu Pueraria lobata, Chinese privet, and Japanese Honeysuckle Microstigium; suppression and elimination of the natural processes essential for the maintenance of bog habitat (for example, through fire, or the activities of beavers); and direct collection of the species (more recently, seed collection has threatened smaller subpopulations).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: S. leucophylla is currently listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Schnell, D., Catling, P., Folkerts, G., Frost, C., Gardner, R. & et al.. 2000. Sarracenia leucophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39716A10259555. . Downloaded on 18 August 2018.
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