Posts tagged with ‘plant’

  • Jack-in-the-Pulpit (PotW 25 - Large)


    July 12, 2011

    Hikers of the Eastern United States are likely to have discovered Jack-in-the-Pulpit at some point during their travels, a...

  • Indian Pipe (POTW large)

    Indian Pipe: A Peculiar Parasite

    June 14, 2011

    Without green leaves, and without the Sun as an energy source, how can the Indian Pipe possibly survive? ...

  • Purple Pitcher Plant

    Purple Pitcher Plant: A Part-time Carnivore

    February 10, 2011

    The Purple Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea) is a part-time carnivore that supplements its diet by dissolving and absorbing nutrients...