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Noun1.Darlingtonia - one species: California pitcher plantDarlingtonia - one species: California pitcher plant
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
California pitcher plant, Darlingtonia californica - marsh or bog herb having solitary pendulous yellow-green flowers and somewhat twisted pitchers with broad wings below
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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.
Gillison, "The nitrogen supply from soils and insects during growth of the pitcher plants Nepenthes mirabilis, Cephalotus follicularis and Darlingtonia californica," Oecologia, vol.
Several are even native to the West, including Darlingtonia on page 58, which grows wild in marshy areas at the California-Oregon border.
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 Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) has a folding leaf, the sundew (Drosera) a sticky surface, and the pitcher plant (Darlingtonia) columnar tubes.
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
Five genera of pitcher plants are found in the New World, and are treated with equality in the book; two are bromeliads (Brocchinia and Catopsis) and three Sarraceniaceae (Darlingtonia, Heliamphora, Sarracenia).
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.S.
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.