American pitcher plant

American pitcher plant

B610/0290 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 35.4MB

Downloadable file size: 1.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: American pitcher plant (Sarracenia sp.). Sarracenia are carnivorous plants indigenous to North America, particularly Texas, the Great Lakes area and southeastern Canada. Pitcher plants lure insects with nectar. Once on the rim of the plant a waxy surface means that the insects cannot grip and fall into the elongated, tubular leaves. Inside the tubes is a mixture of enzymes, secreted by the plant, which digest the fallen insects.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: american pitcher plant, attract, attracting, attraction, biological, biology, botanical, botany, carnivore, carnivorous plants, digestive enzyme, enzymes, flora, flowering, flowers, horticultural, horticulture, insectivore, insectivorous, lure, nature, nectar, perennial, plant, plants, pot, potted, sarracenia sp., sarraceniaceae, specialisation, specialised, specialist, specialization, specialized

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.