Carnivorous Plants Website
Carnivorous Plants in the Wilderness
by Makoto Honda
 Cobra Plant     Darlingtonia                                                         Photo Index                   HOME
Darlingtonia californica                                                                                                                                                                                               © 2009 Makoto Honda. All Rights Reserved

Cobra plant blossom in late May, northern California. The sheer seductiveness of the cobra plant flower. "Eyes" of the flower -- a circular hole formed by overlapping notches of the adjacent petals -- serve as an entrance into the corolla interior for the visiting pollinators seeking nectar.

Blooming cobra lilies on the mountain slope, northern California.

             Photo Index