Native Carnivorous Plants

Plants listed alphabetically by scientific name.
Thumbnail Scientific Name Common Name State Rank (*) State Status
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Fed. Status
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Bloom
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image Dionaea muscipula Venus Fly Trap S3: Vulnerable SR: Significantly Rare SC - Special Concern May - June Coast
image Drosera brevifolia Sundew April - May Mostly Coast
image Drosera capillaris pink sundew May - June - July - August Coast, Piedmont rare in Mountains
image Drosera filiformis threadleaf sundew S2: Imperiled SR: Significantly Rare June Coast
image Drosera intermedia spoon leafed sundew July - August - September Coast, Piedmont
image Drosera rotundifolia roundleafed sundew July - August - September Mountains, rare Coast
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Drosera tracyi Tracy's sundew Jun Coast
image Pinguicula caerulea butterwort April - May Coast, scattered Piedmont
image Pinguicula lutea yellow butterwort S2: Imperiled SR: Significantly Rare April - May Coast
image Pinguicula pumila small butterwort S2: Imperiled SR: Significantly Rare April - May Coast
image Sarracenia × catesbaei (S. flava × S. purpurea) None Piedmont, Coast
image Sarracenia flava yellow pitcher plant March - April Coast, Mountains rare
image Sarracenia jonesii mountain sweet pitcherplant S1: Critically Imperiled E: Endangered E - Endangered May - June - July Mountains
image Sarracenia minor var minor hooded pitcher plant April - May Coast
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Sarracenia oreophila Green pitcher plant S1: Critically Imperiled E - Endangered April - May Mountains
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Sarracenia purpurea var montana Appalachian purple pitcher plant May Mountains
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Sarracenia purpurea var purpurea Northern purple pitcherplant April - May Coast, Piedmont
image Sarracenia purpurea var venosa Purple Pitcher Plant, Common Pitcher Plant April - May
image Sarracenia rubra Sweet Pitcher Plant April - May Coast, Piedmont Mountains rare
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Utricularia gibba shortspur creeping bladderwort, humped bladderwort May - June - July - August - September Coast
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Utricularia radiata floating bladderwort May - June - July - August - September - October Coast
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Utricularia biflora longspur creeping bladderwort May - June - July - August - September Coast, rare Mountains
image Utricularia cornuta horned bladderwort S1: Critically Imperiled T: Threatened June - July - August - September Coast, Mountains
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Utricularia floridana Florida bladderwort SH: Historical SR: Significantly Rare July - August Coast
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Utricularia foliosa flatstem bladderwort Coast
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Utricularia geminiscapa two-flowered bladderwort, hiddenfruit bladderwort S1: Critically Imperiled SR: Significantly Rare Coast
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Utricularia inflata swollen bladderwort, inflated bladderwort May - June - July - August - September - October - November Coast
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Utricularia juncea Southern bladderwort July - August - September Coast, scattered Piedmont
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Utricularia macrorhiza greater bladderwort S1: Critically Imperiled SR: Significantly Rare Coast
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Utricularia minor lesser bladderwort SH: Historical SR: Significantly Rare May - June - July - August - September - October - November Coast
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Utricularia olivacea Dwarf bladderwort S2: Imperiled T: Threatened Sep - Oct Coast
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Utricularia purpurea purple bladderwort May - June - July - August - September Coast
image Utricularia resupinata northeastern bladderwort, lavender bladderwort S1: Critically Imperiled E: Endangered June - July - August Coast
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Utricularia striata striped bladderwort, fibrous bladderwort May - June - July - August - September - October - November Coast, Piedmont
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Utricularia subulata slender bladderwort, zigzag bladderwort Coast, scattered Mountains

NOTE: You might also want to check out http://www.carolinacpsociety.org/
for even more information on Carnivorous Plants in North Carolina!
(Thanks to Philip Thomas to pointing this resource out to me! - Terry)

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