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Title:
Trumpet flower
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Yellow pitcherplants (Sarracenia flava)
Original Format:
Lantern slide
Black-and-white slides
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021060
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Created Date:
circa to
Description:
Trumpet flower with the hat. Characteristic species of the Campulosus flava: Flower of Sarracenia flava, drooping type. Primarily a southeastern Coastal Plain endemic. Original label on slide: Trumpets (L-52); 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 plant 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." Published in: A Southern Upland Grass-Sedge Bog, North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station.
Genre:
Close-up views
Lantern slides
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells