March/April 2019Botany with a Bite: A photo essayPhotos by Maria LaRocca Captions by Herrick Brown & James “Trapper” Fowler

Ancient insect-eating plant species are revered by the scientific community as a connection to the past and future.

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Venus’ Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula)
Purple Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea)
Yellow Trumpet Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia flava)
Longleaf Pine
Pond pine

SCDNR is dedicated to the stewardship of South Carolina’s natural resources. It is illegal to collect or destroy plants or artifacts on any SCDNR property.

Herrick Brown is an SCDNR botanist. James “Trapper” Fowler is an SCDNR wildlife biologist.


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