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Carnivorous Plants (UNH Durham): Quick Start

Information on the 500 species and hybrids of carnivorous plants and how to grow them.


Welcome to David Lane's TEST GUIDE for carnivorous plants. 

Venus Fly Trap (Dionaea)


Butterwort (Pinguicula)


Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes)


Sources of Plants

California Carnivores: mail order and online sales of plants, growing supplies, and gifts

Black Jungle Terrarium Supply: mail order and online sales of plants, frogs, and other terrarium/vivarium supplies

Carnivorous Plant Nursery: mail order and online sales of plants and educational materials

Online Resources

Carnivorous Plant FAQ

The International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS) publishes the Carnivorous Plant Newsletter and a web ring of sources

New England Carnivorous Plant Society

New Books

Links to UNH Libraries

Engineering & Physical Sciences Librarian

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General Books in the Biological Sciences Library

Rice, Barry A. 2006. Growing Carnivorous Plants. Timber Press, Portland Oregon. ISBN  0881928070, hardcover, $39.95. [Dimond Library, Level 2, Oversize QK917 .M49 2006 ]

D’Amato, Peter. 1998. The Savage Garden: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants. Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California. ISBN 0898159156, paperbound, $24.95. [Dimond Library, Level 2, SB432.7.D36 1998 ]

Schnell, Donald E. 2002. Carnivorous Plants of the United States and Canada. 2nd ed. Timber Press. Portland, Oregon. ISBN 0881925403, hardcover + color dust jacket, $39.95.  [Dimond Library, Level 2, QK917.S36 2002 ]