Musings

Finding the rare Chapman’s Butterwort in Mississippi

By |2019-01-16T10:30:48+00:00January 16th, 2019|Musings, New discovery, News, Wild carnivorous plants|

Follow along on Aaron Calidris' bogging journey as he discovers a rare gem in Southern Mississippi: Chapman's Butterwort, Pinguicula planifolia.

The Cilia of the Venus Flytrap

By |2018-10-23T12:04:18+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Miscellaneous, Musings|

I’m going to show you the beautiful structural patterns of carnivorous plants, those parts of the plant both related and unrelated to eating things. From the shape of the cilia on Venus flytraps, to the light windows on Sarracenia, to the ribbed peristomes of Nepenthes and the overlooked stipules of sundews, there’s much for [...]