Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cobra Lillies

Darlingtonia californica
Darlingtonia State Natural Site
US 101
Florence, OR

18 acre botanical park protects the only carnivorous plant in Oregon. The Cobra Lily gets it's main nutrients from passing insects. Insects looking for food are lured into the plant and trapped inside.


B SQUARED said...

Never saw those before.

Halcyon said...

What an interesting plant. It's also quite attractive.

Elettra said...

I do not think they are dangerous as Cobra.AH Ah, ah