Day 10: Carnivorous Pitcher Plant Flowers in the Bog

Day 10: Carnivorous Pitcher Plant Flowers in the Bog

Pitcher Plant Flowers

On top of the Nova Scotia Highlands are plateaus called “barrens” where moose have eaten most of the foliage and where bogs abound. We went on a bog walk and were surprised to see there the proliferation of carnivorous plants! I’ve seen pitcher plants before, but never their flowers!

The carnivorous part is the leaves at the base of the comparably tall flower. That part was down in the moist bog and hard to photograph, but you can see several tries below. But the flowers were new to me and fascinating: check them out!

You don’t see this everyday!


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  1. […] Additionally, the first photo below shows how this part of the world was central to the break up on Pangea. The second shows a wonderful fabric model of the carnivorous pitcher plants we’ve seen everywhere that I blogged about here. […]

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