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Sarracenia alata with a lagniappe, 2005

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Is this a photograph of a coral polyp or marine jelly? It looks like it! This float structure is nearing maturity--it is about 2.5 cm in diameter.

Lightning flickered in the cloudy, unsettled sky. The raindrops grew heavy and made loud pat! pat! sounds as we drove. Spending a night tenting in the rain sounded miserable. A motel was required.

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©Barry Rice, 2005