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Index of North American Pitcher Plants, circa 1935
Below is an index of the eleven North American Pitcher Plants known in 1935.
Each row contains a watercolor painting of the species by Mary Vaux Walcott, the current scientific name as of 2006, and the old name as described in Walcott and Wherry.
Click on the thumbnail image for a large version of the watercolor paintings, and click on the old scientific name for more details including a description of the species by Edgar T. Wherry, detailed maps, and sketches by Frank Morton Jones.
Click here for the 1935 key to the North American pitcher plants by Edgar T. Wherry.
|Paintings||Current Name||Old Name|
|Chrysamphora californica |
|Sarracenia oreophila |
|Sarracenia psittacina |
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea
|Sarracenia purpurea ssp. gibbosa |
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa
|Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa|