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No shower can disturb these leaf insect traps of the rain-hat trumpet

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Title:
No shower can disturb these leaf insect traps of the rain-hat trumpet
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Pitcher plants
Hooded pitcher plant (Sarracenia minor)
Original Format:
Hand-colored lantern slide; 3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021016
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Description:
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."
Genre:
Close-up views
Lantern slides
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
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