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Idaho fen-hopping in 2006

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Beckoning trap:
Here is looking right at the trap. This is one of my favorite perspectives to look at Utricularia bladders. It is so...inviting.

In this image you can see the details of the trap appendages--many fine hairs, but also the two ropy arms that are again pigmented copper brown. Here is a similar view of the same bladder with different lighting.

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©Barry Rice, 2005