The Carnivorous Plant FAQ Field Trip Report -

Southern Portugal in 2011

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Lots of plants!
Wow! This was a much larger population than at our previous site. There was an area easily 4 meters on a side that was nearly 100% Drosophyllum plants. And they were fruiting in huge quantity! When the wind blew, you could hear a low rattle of all the seeds huskily shifting about in the capsules.

Here is another view of them, showing a single late season flower.

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Revised: June 2011
©Barry Rice, 2005