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A Field Trip to Albany

A Field Trip to Albany, and Environs, Western Australia Robert Gibson                 In mid June 1995 I had the pleasure of visiting Albany, on the south coast of Western Australia and travelled as far west as Walpole and as far

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Carnivorous Plants around Harvey, WA

Carnivorous Plants Around Harvey, Western Australia Robert Gibson                 In September, 1995, I visited Phill Mann and spent an afternoon looking for sundews in the hills east of Harvey. Our brief expedition proved to be very successful as we found

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Carnivorous Plants near Mt. Lesueur, WA

Originally appeared in Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, 1998, 27:3, p81-84. ISSN #0190-9215 Carnivorous Plants near Mt. Lesueuer, Western Australia Robert Gibson On the weekend of September 16 and 17, 1995, I had the pleasure in participating in a vegetation survey on

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Carnivorous Plant Encounter, Walpole, WA

Originally appeared in Flytrap News 10(4): 8-12, (1997) Carnivorous Plant Encounter, Walpole, Western Australia Robert Gibson In late December 1996 I spent 3 days traveling around the south coast of Western Australia, observing 15 species of carnivorous plants in the

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World’s Largest Drosera

The world’s largest Drosera CPN Volume 30, No 3, 79 In September of 1999 whilst showing the world renown Drosera expert Robert Gibson and keen CP photographer Tuan Nguyen, through some selected sites of the South Coast of Western Australia,

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Laterite and General Notes on the Soil

The southwest of Western Australia is world famous for its wealth of endemic plant species, including an abundance of carnivorous plants. When viewed by those used to seeing Drosera and Utricularia confined to wet peaty soil of the temperate Northern

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CP of WA Seasonal Chart

Many thanks to Robert Gibson and Phill Mann for providing this Carnivorous Plant Chart showing the seasonal growth patterns of the Western Australian species. Click HERE to view the Chart.

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Carnivorous Plants near Mt. Lesueur, WA

Originally appeared in Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, 1998, 27:3, p81-84. ISSN #0190-9215 Carnivorous Plants near Mt. Lesueuer, Western Australia On the weekend of September 16 and 17, 1995, I had the pleasure in participating in a vegetation survey on a farm

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