Sarracenia purpurea


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Noun1.Sarracenia purpurea - perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosetteSarracenia purpurea - perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland
genus Sarracenia, Sarracenia - pitcher plants
pitcher plant - any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales
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Although no previous study has investigated the effects of group size per se on prey capture in carnivorous plants, one experiment did manipulate plant density in Sarracenia purpurea, finding no difference between per-leaf capture rates in half-ambient vs.
The purple pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea , is a northern species but quite different: The pitchers are low, squat and clustered.
These pitcher plants are among the hardiest, especially Sarracenia purpurea, the purple pitcher plant.
In Sarracenia purpurea, Hymenoptera (Formicidae), Coleoptera, and Gastropoda constitute 69% of total mass of prey.
Ellison at the Harvard Forest studying the carnivorous plant, Sarracenia purpurea, the northern pitcher plant.
First, some moth larvae eat them; second a long list of organisms has been found to be trapped in them; third, they are pollinated by insects; and fourth, some insect larvae and other organisms manage to live in the digestive fluid in the pitchers of a few of them, especially Sarracenia purpurea L.
Associates include Betula pumila, Chamaedaphne calyculata, Thelypteris palustris, Hypericum virginicum, Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla palustris, Sarracenia purpurea, Vaccinium macrocarpon, and V.
For example, Newell & Nastase (1998) found that New Jersey populations of Sarracenia purpurea L.
Matthew Soper of Hampshire Carnivorous Plants in Southampton (02380-473314) reckons Sarracenia purpurea purpurea - from Newfoundland and therefore hardy to minus 30C - drowns any slugs and snails that drop in.