- No shower can disturb these leaf insect traps of the rain-hat trumpet
Hooded pitcher plant (Sarracenia minor)
- Original Format:
Hand-colored lantern slide
- 3.25 x 4 in.
- Item identifier:
- Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884-
- Created Date:
- No shower can disturb these leaf insect traps of the rain-hat trumpet. Note "windows" or clear spots on the back side. 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: Leaves erect. Blade portion or hood fitting closely down over top of vase."
Big Savannah (N.C.)
- Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
- Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
- B.W. Wells lantern slides (UA023.039) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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