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Northern Pitcherplant

Sarracenia purpurea


This is a carnivore plant. It blooms in June and July and is the floral emblem of the province of Newfoundland-and-Labrador.


Found in the peat bogs of Quarry Island in the Gulf of St-Lawrence.


The Mingan Archipelago is an archipelago located east of Quebec, Canada. It consists of a chain of about 40 islands. Starting but 124 miles from the end of the road along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada spreads about 109 miles eastward as it dots the coastline with over 2,000 islands and islets. Many of the plant species found on these islands are unique.

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Québec, Canada

Spotted on Jul 1, 2013
Submitted on Aug 29, 2013

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