Tagged: botany

Profiles in Nature #3 – White-topped Pitcher Plant

  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)

Easily the most beautiful of North America’s native pitcher plants, the white-topped pitcher plant (Sarracenia leucophylla), also known as the white trumpet or crimson pitcher plant, is found in the wild in the American Southeast in...

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Indian Paintbrush – Botany’s Most Beautiful Opportunist

  • Giant Red Indian Paintbrush
  • Harsh Paintbrush
  • Harsh Paintbrush
  • Woolly Indian Paintbrush
  • Desert Indian Paintbrush
  • Eastwood Indian Paintbrush
  • Eastwood Indian Paintbrush
  • Yellow Harsh Paintbrush
  • Henry Indian Paintbrush
  • Great Red Paintbrushes on Mount Rainier
  • Great Red Paintbrush
  • Yellow Indian Paintbrush

I find that the more I travel around the Western United States in search of rare native wildflowers and orchids, the more my curiosity and fondness grows for members of the genus Castilleja. Commonly known as Indian...

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