A North American pitcher plant of marshy places, some kinds of which are cultivated as ornamentals.
- Genus Sarracenia, family Sarraceniaceae: several species, including the purple-flowered S. purpurea, which has become naturalized in Ireland
- 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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