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(V.C.) Sarraceniales The Sarraceniales, or pitcher-plant order, consists of the
single family Sarraceniaceae, a small group of low perennial herbs of bogs and
wet savannas with pitcher-like leaves specialized for trapping insects and other
The common pitcher plant was introduced into culture in England at least as early
as 1640. Since their discovery, both Darlingtonia and Heliamphora have been
grown in cultivation but on a much more limited basis; the latter is grown only ...
The quantity of debris — the undigested remains of the plant's victims — in any
mature pitcher, especially in the fall, when the pitcher of some species may be
half full of remains, illustrates the effectiveness of the pitcher-plant leaf as an ...
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