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Argo, V. N. 1964. Insect trapping plants. Natural History 73:28-33. A brief introductory article with good photos.

Darwin, C. 1875. Insectivorous plants. New York: D. Appleton & Co. A classic work available in many libraries in a later American edition (1898). Lloyd, F. E. 1942. Carnivorous plants. Waltham, Mass.: Chronica Botanica. Now out of print but possibly republishable, this book provides much information on anatomy, histology, and early experiments with digestion. There are many fine line drawings, but limited photos due to wartime conservation. Poole, L. and Poole, G. 1963. Insect-eating plants. New York: Crowell. A good introductory book for young people; line drawings. Rickett, H. W. 1966-1973. Wild flowers of the United States. Six regional vols. New York: New York Botanical Garden. This monumental work, featuring most of our native flowering plants in the regional volumes, has fairly good coverage of the carnivorous plants, although the information is brief and obviously somewhat scattered. One flaw is gross mislabeling of the Drosera photos. All color photos.

Rowland, J. T. 1975. Carnivorous seedplants: sources and references. Hortscience 10:112-14. A very good bibliography and reading list with many references to consult. A must for serious interest.

Shetler, S. G., and Montgomery, F. 1965. Insectivorous plants. Leaflet no. 447. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. This free booklet features good narrative and some fine black and white photos. Some foreign species are mentioned and pictured. References.

Zahl, P. A. 1961. Plants that eat insects. National Geographic 119:642-59. A very fine color photo article featuring American species.

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