By Donald E. Schnell

ISBN-10: 0910244901

ISBN-13: 9780910244909

ISBN-10: 1111121141

ISBN-13: 9781111121143

In this tremendously extended and revised variation of his vintage remedy, Donald Schnell examines intimately the forty five species and various hybrids of carnivorous vegetation that develop within the U.S. and Canada. details on each one species contains an settling on description, the popular habitat, the diversity during which it may be came upon, and the season for flowering and trapping, making this booklet an invaluable box advisor in addition to a desirable resource of rest studying. With a whole array of maps, drawings, and 2 hundred colour images, this quantity supplies to counterpoint each enthusiast's library with a wealth of data. Hobbyists will locate a lot to their liking in addition. Schnell supplies distinct directions for becoming those plants.

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Purpurea f. heterophylla; the southern plant should be designated S. purpurea ssp. venosa. T h e form of the northern subspecies, S. purpurea ssp. purpurea f. heterophylla, is found in one county in Fig. 3-12. Two pitchers of S. purpurea ssp. venosa growing on the surface of a pond in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Fig. 3-13. Flower of S. purpurea, typical of a red-flowered Sarracenia. 2 9 / The Eastern North American Pitcher Plants Michigan and in some eastern Canadian bogs in lim- ficially the native.

There abundant in moister, open areas. There is a question most is fine, red venation over the interior of the hood and as to whether this is a " p r e f e r e n t i a l " adaptation to allay the column. Older pitchers frequently turn dark red competition with other pitcher plants which do poorly in late summer. T h e flower is odorless and has pale in drier or shadier locations, or whether S. minor's yellow-green petals. T h e r e are no phyllodia. adaptation to a dry, shady habitat simply coincides with the maladaptation of the other species.

Largely because of habitat more extensive range in the C a r o l i n a s than we are the news of Dionaea's supposed range W h i l e there is certainly m u c h m o r e to learn about able to report n o w . Dionaea does tend to remain on all a deteriorating site longer than m a n y associate c a r - doubtedly r e m a i n s the pet a m o n g m o s t students of nivorous and noncarnivorous p l a n t s , particularly p i t c h - carnivorous p l a n t s , b o t a n i s t s in g e n e r a l , and n a t u - er plants (Sarracenia).

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