I've been really enjoying seeing our beautiful pitcher plants in bloom this Spring. I thought I'd put up some photos of some of the pitchers (modified leaves) and their flowers. We're fortunate to have at least five species in the area.
Sarracenia leucophylla flower
Sarracenia leucophylla flower with two pitchers below
Sarracenia leucophylla pitchers
Sarracenia flava pitcher
Sarracenia flava flower
Sarracenia rubra flowers
Sarracenia psittacina flowers
Sarracenia purpurea flower
Sarracenia purpurea pitchers
Sarracenia flava pitchers with a couple very red Sarracenia leucophylla pitchers
I've always thought that the pitcher plant flowers are unique and interesting. Click HERE to see a clearly-labeled diagram showing all the flower parts.
Javier and the Giant Snake
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