Definition of sarracenia in English:


Line breaks: sarra|cenia
Pronunciation: /ˌsarəˈsiːnɪə


A North American pitcher plant of marshy places, some kinds of which are cultivated as ornamentals.
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  • I lived in Fort Collins for several years and grew Sarracenia and Dionaea outdoors from spring through fall and then indoors on my windowsill during winter.


modern Latin, named after Michel Sarrazin (died 1734), Canadian botanist.

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