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Darlingtonia californica

Phonetic Spelling
dar-ling-TOH-nee-a kal-ih-FOR-nik-uh
Description

California Pitcher Plant is a carnivorous plant native to Oregon and California.  It has large tubular leaves that trap water which attracts insects that the plant digests and gains nutrients from.   Pitcher plants typically need these nutrients because they wet boggy soils they grow in do not provide enough on their own.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Darlingtonia
    Species:
    californica
    Family:
    Sarraceniaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Oregon, California
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Carnivorous
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No