Tag Archives: Sarracenia purpurea

10.05.2019 The Aforementioned Pitcher Plant

It’s getting late in the year and as I walked around the boardwalk in Hawley Bog, I noticed that the majority of purple pitcher plants were drying up in anticipation of their winter’s rest.  I was about to give up … Continue reading

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09.12.2018 Sarracenia purpurea

AKA Purple Pitcher Plant If humans were small and curious, maybe even a purple people eater.

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07.14.2016 One last Pitcher picture

Employing the Venus Laowa 15mm macro to capture the entire plant in its surrounds.  Another prone piece of work.

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07.12.2016 A piece of the puzzle

The puzzle is the wide expanse of what makes up our world.  Sometimes larger than life in our limited human experience and sometimes much smaller than our imagination can conjure.  In between can be found many levels for observation as … Continue reading

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07.10.2016 Steve and the Giant Purple Pitcher Plant

We’ve needed rain and got a little this morning while I was at Hawley Bog. Very little.  But that didn’t stop me from getting soaked.  The bushes and tall grass were leaning over the boardwalk and heavy with the mist/drizzle … Continue reading

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09.15.2015 Purple Pitcher Plant

Pitcher plants are so interesting.  They eat animals.  Nature allows so much diversity in attaining nourishment.  I would guess we all are familiar with the Venus Flytrap and many have seen these carnivorous plants too.  There are so many varied … Continue reading

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07.23.2014 It’s all about the light

Monday morning at the bog.  Since I am now a retired (semi) guy, I have three day weekends with Mondays being the new Sunday.  I saw a photograph of a White-fringed Orchid on Facebook by a friend Sunday evening and … Continue reading

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06.07.2014 A pick me up

I woke this morning not sure of where to go or what to do.  Today is the first day of my vacation, although it really starts on Tuesday since I don’t work Saturday, Sunday or Monday, but we’ll say today … Continue reading

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