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This rare and endangered plant (Darlingtonia Californica) lives in coastal Northern California and Southern Oregon. Also known as the Pitcher Plant, it eats flying insects which inhabit the same bogs in which it lives.

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darlingtonia, pitcher plant, cobra lily, carnivorous, california, oregon, endangered

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  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragheralmost 4 years ago

    lovely shot

  • Thanks Sean. It’s a truly unusual plant.

    – Dave Davis

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 4 years ago

    Rather pretty with its mottled colours, nice find

  • Thank you, Kalaryder. It was found near the Middle Fork of the Smith River.

    – Dave Davis

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 3 years ago

  • Thanks, Kalaryder. I appreciate the honor of having my work featured in this group.

    – Dave Davis

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsabout 3 years ago

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  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellalmost 2 years ago

    Please consider adding this wonderful image to All Glorious LIlies!

  • Hi Marilyn. Thank you for your kind invitation, and I accept it. I’m not certain that a cobra lily is a member of the lily family, but the name’s right.

    – Dave Davis

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellalmost 2 years ago

    Thanks for considering All Glorious Lilies – our scope includes everything in the Liliaceae family and everything with lily in the common name!

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