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These are a couple of pitchers from the mother plant of "Venom". The pitchers are developing nicely. :-O

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That's pretty impressive. You ever think about getting a cast of one of those leaves?
 
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Awesome, I never noticed that darlingtonia had silver beads on the head before. Very nice.

Those "silver beads" are actually transparent windows that confuse insects to prevent them from escaping the pitcher. Some Sarracenia employ this trick as well.
 
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That's pretty amazing, I can't wait until my Darlingtonia is old enough to have some nice sized pitchers, mine are only about 3 inches tall right now.
 
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