Sunday, July 5, 2009

Wetland Plant of the Week #24

Sarracenia leucophylla

White top pitcher-plant

The white top pitcher-plant is an Obligate insectivorous member of the Sarraceniaceae Family. It displays alternate and erect green leaves with the upper most tubes/hoods colored white with purple veination; the flowers are dark red or maroon in color.

These were photographed last Thursday in Bay County, near Point Washington Wildlife Management Area.

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