If you're taking Mom to the coast, head to Florence to the Darlingtonia
State Natural Site, an 18-acre botanical park with a boardwalk trail through a fen of cobra lilies, the only member of the pitcher plant family in Oregon.
Two insect associates of the California pitcher plant Darlingtonia
The dramatic change occurs due to nutrient-depleted serpentine soils, which play host to several rare plant species, most notably Darlingtonia
californica, or pitcher plant.
Phoradendron is specialized for life as a parasite or Darlingtonia
grows only on ultrabasic substrates, which is perhaps the most widespread use of the term.
The nitrogen supply from soils and insects during growth of the pitcher plants Nepenthes mirabilis, Cephalotus follicularis and Darlingtonia
Venus flytrap; Purple sarracenia is easy to grow; Miniature sarracenias must be kept wet; Darlingtonia
'hoodies'; The pretty but deadly pinguicula; Voracious nepenthes even gobbles mice
The most prized of the botanical discoveries was the cobra lily, an insect-eating pitcher plant that became named Darlingtonia
california after William Darlington, the leading U.
The plants are not native to Oregon, but the Darlingtonia
californica, or cobra lily, is in the same family and is found on the Oregon Coast.
TRAP Attractive meat eater, the Darlingtonia
, attracts insects with a sugar bait
Several are even native to the West, including Darlingtonia
on page 58, which grows wild in marshy areas at the California-Oregon border.
Comparative morphology and early leaf histogenesis of adult and juvenile leaves of Darlingtonia
californica and their bearing on concept of heterophylly.
Many of the 15 Heliamphora species, all native to South America, are only recently described, and there are eight species of Sarracenia and just one of Darlingtonia