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A Clever Trap

A Clever Trap
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Copyright: Silke Force (Silke) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 729 W: 98 N: 1707] (5458)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-27
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D70S, Sigma 18-200 mm (F3.5-6.3), Sigma UV 62 mm
Exposure: f/11, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-05-28 10:32
Viewed: 3701
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Pitcher Plant, Sarracenis Purpurea, is found primarily in bogs and marshland and is very common on the Bruce Peninsula. These plants have leaves shaped like cups, with hairs pointing into the cup so bugs will slide down and cannot escape. They are devoured by gastric juices in the bottom of the pitcher and provide the nourishment for the plant.

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nice ,it looks like a carnivorous plant, TFS Ori

I am not very sure but the plant you are talking about may be Sarracenia purpurea, only pitcher plant found in Canada. Anyways good light n great pic.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-05-29 6:33]

Hello Silke,
How nice to see a post from you again after a long time!! A very fine close capture of this beautiful and peculiar Pitcher Plant. Excellent light and colours and fine details. I wonder what size they are?
TFS and hope you're keeping well! Ulla

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