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  • A purple flower with a green basin on its backside.
    Mountain purple pitcher plant flowers. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

    Purple mountain pitcher plant

    June 16, 2014 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which keeps our nation’s list of threatened and endangered animals, was recently asked to place the purple mountain pitcher plant on that list. I recently had a chance to visit the last place this pitcher plant grows in the wild in Georgia. After a long drive along a country road, then a few miles along a gravel road to a remote corner of National Forest, we were ready to hike to the site.  Learn more...

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