Plant Guardians

Cephalotus follicularis

Endemic to the region around Albany south-western Western Australia, the Albany pitcher can be found through coastal regions from Cape Riche to Augusta. An insectivorous perennial to 20cm, it that grows in peat areas around freshwater streams and wet areas. Flowers summer to autumn, white-cream flowers. Assessed as IUCN red list vulnerable 2020, suffers significant threat due to decline in population affected by habitat loss and illegal collection.

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