Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Nepenthales Sarraceniaceae

Scientific Name: Sarracenia rubra Walt. ssp. jonesii (Wherry) Wherry
Common Name(s):
English Mountain Sweet Pitcherplant

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd, B1+2acde, C2a 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, North Carolina, South Carolina)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found on streamside edges and mountain bogs, usually on soils of the Toxaway silt loam or Hatboro loam series. Most sites are depression bogs apart from the streamside edges.

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, Chinese Privet, and Japanese Stiltgrass; 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: Currently listed on CITES Appendix I.

Citation: Schnell, D., Catling, P., Folkerts, G., Frost, C., Gardner, R. & et al.. 2000. Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T40118A10314893. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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