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A New Carnivorous Plant

Qianshi Lin and his colleagues at the University of British Columbia and the University of Wisconsin – Madison were tipped off that western false asphodel (Triantha occidentalis) might be a carnivorous plant because it has a genetic deletion sometimes seen … Continue reading

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Carnivorous Darlingtonia

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In my last post (“Darlingtonia” on 06-11-2018) I described the structure of a Darlingtonia (Darlingtonia californica) plant. This carnivorous plant, which often grows on nutrient-poor substrates, has evolved its unusual form to trap insects and thus supplement its nutritional requirements. … Continue reading

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