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Pitcher plant with hat for size comparison

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Title:
Pitcher plant with hat for size comparison
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Ecology
Pitcher plants
Purple pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea)
Savannas
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Black-and-white slides
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021061
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Description:
From Natural Gardens (page 340): "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): "Leaves lying on side, curving upward toward end."
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells