The Carnivorous Plant FAQ Field Trip Report -

Darlingtonia pollination studies in 2006

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But wait, what's this? This little flower stalk looks a bit pale, a little bleached! That is because this plant lacks the red pigment anthocyanin. This mutation is known only from this site, and has only been known since its discovery in 1992 (Elder 1997).

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Revised: October 2007
©Barry Rice, 2005