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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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Western False Asphodel

Western false asphodel (Triantha occidentalis) inhabits riparian environments, lake and seepage areas and bogs from Southeast Alaska to Central California. Dersch Meadow in Lassen Volcanic National Park (California) was rather wet in late June when Leonard and I found these … Continue reading

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