The carnivorous California Pitcher Plants are rare members of the state's foliage and are only found only in boggy, nutrient-poor areas of northern California and western Oregon with at least one record from British Columbia.
On the left side of the boardwalk, we saw several(about 3) pitcher plant growing clustered together.
Found this pitcher plant on a day hike with the wife and kids. Only think better than finding this plant on a hike would be to find it in a canoe :)
Naturalised occurrence. Dr Rhys O. Gardner photographed crouching next to a wild plant of Sarracenia alata (or the closest name I can get for this particular plant) growing in 'sludge pond' near Watercare Services Buildings at end of Christian Road. At this site a range of carnivorous plants were deliberately (illegally) naturalised by people intent on establishing 'wild' populations of exotic carnivorous plants in New Zealand. In the same image can be seen the small pale blue (white in this image) flowers of Utricularia livida which had become thoroughly established from seed. Plants at this site were subsequently sprayed out by the former Auckland Regional Council.