Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Sarracenia oreophila, green pitcher-plant.
Sarracenia oreophila. Photo by Barry Rice.

Sarracenia oreophila, green pitcher-plant.
Sarracenia oreophila. Photo by Barry Rice.

Sarracenia oreophila, green pitcher-plant seed head.
Sarracenia oreophila seed head. Photo by Barry Rice.

Sarracenia oreophila, green pitcher-plant habitat.
Sarracenia oreophila habitat. Photo by Barry Rice.

Sarracenia oreophila, green pitcher-plant, range map.
Sarracenia oreophila range map.

Sarracenia oreophila, green pitcher-plant

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • Loss of habitat to strip mining, road construction, impoundments and rural residential development
  • Conversion of pitcher plant habitat to agriculture and timber production
  • Encroachment by woody plants due to¬† hydrological alterations and fire suppression
  • Commercial and amateur collecting
  • Trampling by livestock
  • Herbicide and fertilizer effects

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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