Darlingtonia californica

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Noun1.Darlingtonia californica - marsh or bog herb having solitary pendulous yellow-green flowers and somewhat twisted pitchers with broad wings belowDarlingtonia californica - marsh or bog herb having solitary pendulous yellow-green flowers and somewhat twisted pitchers with broad wings below
pitcher plant - any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales
Darlingtonia, genus Darlingtonia - one species: California pitcher plant
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The other belter was the striking Arisaema candidissima, referred to as the Striped Cobra Lily and said to be hardy to -20C, loves a bit of shade and a fertile soil.
Also known as the Californian pitcher flower or - even better - the cobra lily, this carnivorous plant doesn't just seem to be from another continent, but another planet entirely.
This botanical park, which is primarily a bog, is open year-round, but the resident plant species, the carnivorous cobra lily, blooms in the spring.
The plant never appears until June, but like my cobra lily, it rockets into flower.
Among his collection, for example, you'll find the cobra lily. The meter-tall plant resembles a cobra with its hood spread and protruding "fangs" that cover its "mouth," luring prey with nectar.