Pedagogy of the Plants

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Sarracenia Smiles

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After last spring’s paintbrush pollination, shiny ebony seeds dropped in sphagnum become traps poised to ensnare what the pitchers above can’t.

Written by Cameron Brooks

April 7, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Viridescent Carnivore

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The pitcher plant is making the most of recent afternoon thunderstorms.   Discover how…

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 18, 2011 at 12:43 pm

Hooded Pitcher Plant, Sarracenia minor

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Our classroom’s resident Sarracenia minor spends the summer at home on the porch. Although our classroom windows provide ample sunlight for plants on the sill (and a spectacular view of the butterfly garden), these carnivorous classmates don’t get much protein during the school year.





Written by Cameron Brooks

May 23, 2010 at 9:56 pm