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    Does anyone know of a US source for Sarracenia oreophila? I am interested in getting one, but cannot find a US nursery with the plant.

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    It's on the endangered species list, which is why you are having such a hard time finding a source for it. Your best bet is to ask someone personally if they have a plant or some seeds they'd be willing to give you for free. As I understand the law, it's only legal to sell the plant within a state's boundaries (i.e. no shipping between state lines). There's also something in the law about it being legal to send the plant as a gift. But then again, I'm not 100% familiar with the laws governing that species.

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    You can send the plant to someone across state lines as a gift and you are safe. Ditto for seeds. Trade and sale are not allowed, without permit, unless it is within the state.
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    I received my Oreophila as a gift. I finnallygot one, you may think you'll never get one (like I thought before) but hey look what happened! Just ask around, ask never hurt anybody. That's what I did and next thing I new right after I asked I had an Oreophila in my hands.

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    Hey Nep G,

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    I know! And I got Alabamensis too the same day as well as an S.Minor Okee Giant and they were all free! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]

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