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Group of venus' fly-traps ready for insects

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Item information

Title:
Group of venus' fly-traps ready for insects
Topics:
Agriculture
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Savannas
Venus's flytrap
Original Format:
Lantern slide
Color slides
Hand-colored lantern slide
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021006
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Created Date:
circa
Description:
"The most wonderful plant in the world." A group of venus' fly-traps ready for insect victims.; Source of Title: Caption from The natural gardens of North Carolina, 1932; General Notes: 'From Natural Gardens (page 340): "Perennial with flowering stalk 4-12 in. high, bearing the white flowers in an umbel at the apex; flower 5-parted except stamens which are commonly 10 in number, sometimes more; petals delicately veined: the bristle-fringed leaf-blades, marvelously modified into an efficient insect trap, the petioles merely being expanded into flat leaf-like organs. For a fuller account see descriptive chapter on the savannahs. In sandy bogs, eastern. Early summer."
Genre:
Close-up views
Lantern slides
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells