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  • Dozens of green plants in the shape of a pitcher.
    Information icon Clump of green pitcher plants. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

    Caution warranted when purchasing or propagating rare plants

    April 23, 2007 | 3 minute read

    When U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) botanist Carolyn Wells was recently called to investigate an undocumented occurrence of the federally endangered mountain sweet pitcher plant, a carnivorous plant found in some of Western North Carolina’s bogs, she did indeed find the rare plant – transplanted onto the shore of an impounded stream with virtually no record of when it had been placed there or where the original plants came from.  Learn more...

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