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Pitcher Plant - Wild Flower of Nova Scotia

By VincentChristopher
Continued our walks today and came across many Pitcher Plants within " Boggy " areas...these plants are " meat " eaters.....capturing small insects and closing their petals around the bug....and as they say " the rest is history ".
My ignorance prior to finding these was that such plants would only be found within temperate rain forests of warmer climates - how wrong I am at my tender young age I'm still learning
Hope you like best regards Vince

Tags: Wetlands Travel photography Wild flowers Country side Wildlife and nature

Voters: ladynewbury, taggart, debu and 30 more

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11 Jul 2018 1:35AM
How interesting Vincent...We learn something new every day on EPZ. Pam
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
11 Jul 2018 2:01AM
These are amazing plants, I think they can grow in any bog!
11 Jul 2018 6:44AM
Beautiful image. Well captured.
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2018 9:17AM
Very well taken with lovely bokeh.
I've seen Pitcher Plants at Botanic gardens in Glasgow
and I thought they were for collecting water - didn't know they
captured insects also.
Kate Grin
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2018 12:20PM
Beautifully looking shot of these unusual plants Vince.
11 Jul 2018 11:36PM
Beautifully captured Vincent..Lin
tonyguitar 9 77 37 Canada
17 Jul 2018 3:01AM
Wow! These look magical. Ooops careful. I wouldn't try anything. Spent time in N.S. yet never did see these magical looking plants. TG
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2018 11:35AM
Glad to reach 30 in this extraordinary floral !!!
Isabel GrinGrin
Tooma 5 2.2k 3 Scotland
2 Aug 2018 8:55PM
I thought at first glance these were artificial plants - the curved stems looking like wood to me, and the thickness of the leaves. Very interesting, and all new to me.
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
1 Nov 2019 5:30PM
Beautiful photo!!!

Arne Smile

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