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Insect-catching trumpet leaves in red and gold are as showy as flowers

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Title:
Insect-catching trumpet leaves in red and gold are as showy as flowers
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Sarracenia
Yellow pitcherplants (Sarracenia flava)
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide; 3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021015
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Description:
The insect-catching trumpet leaves in red and gold are as showy as flowers. Original label on slide: Trumpets (L-51). Note on slide post-dating Wells: Trumpets; From Natural Gardens (pages 340-341): "Perennials with nodding large flowers with enormously expanded stigmas resembling an umbrella; 5-parted with thick sepals and prominent drooping petals: leaf petioles modified with water retaining vases, topped at on side by the smaller leafblade. For fuller account of these insect consuming plants see chapter on the savannahs. In grass-sedge bogs or savannahs, eastern and central. Spring."; From Natural Gardens (page 341): "KEY TO SPECIES: Plants over 15 in. high."
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
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