Thus Nepenthes secures a supply of nitrogenous food from the animal world in a manner somewhat similar to that adopted by the British sundew, butterwort, and other insectivorous plants.
BUTTERWORT, the popular name of a small insectivorous plant, Pinguicula vulgaris, which grows in wet, boggy land.
A, leaf of Butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris) with left margin inflected over a row of small flies.
The bogs support unusual plants species such as the insectivorous sundews and pale butterwort, the showy bog asphodel and early marsh orchid.
common twayblade, grass-of-Parnassus, marsh lousewort and common butterwort make an interesting association.