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Darlingtonia State Natural Site

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Address: US 101, Florence, OR
Phone Number: 800-551-6949
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Darlingtonia californica also called Cobra Lily a Carnivorous Plant must see~A quick and scenic walk

Darlingtonia is a quick little trip right off of Highway 101. These Carnivorous plants are a must see. Pretty area to take pictures and walk on trails. There are sitting areas... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Florence, Oregon
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Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Darlingtonia is a quick little trip right off of Highway 101. These Carnivorous plants are a must see. Pretty area to take pictures and walk on trails. There are sitting areas and restrooms available. Nice place to rest or have a picnic.

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Lincoln, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Must see natural walkways quit and informative. People of all ages will find this spot of interest. May not be pet friendly but then pets should be kept in car when visiting this type of place

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Tigard, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This was a neat little stop. Well marked and easy to find this natural site can be enjoyed in a matter of minutes, not hours. There are a couple of information boards that give you some interesting information on the plant, so you can appreciate what it is you're viewing. If I were to rate this on overall 'value' of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Carnivorous plants do resemble rearing cobras and are bright green. No sign of flies! Very interesting and unusual.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is just a short way off the highway and a very short walk in to see a mass of Darlingtonia. It is well worth the short amount of time to take this detour.

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Brightwood, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I love this little park and the darlingtonias. They are also called cobra Lilly's and a vet unusual looking insect eating plant.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a must see!! All you need is 20 mins off the highway, it is right next to the highway. I was completely amazed by what I saw. It is out of this world. It is free and it takes a few minutes! Just see it.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is really a cool stop. It just tales a few minutes to walk around but worth the stop. The soil looked and smelled like crude oil, that was kinda of strange.

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Astoria, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

had never seen those carnivorous plants. Would like one in my garden for mosquito control. parking lot felt a bit unsafe, as a group of young folks were parked there and looked installed for the day. Approached us for cash.We hope law enforcement does regular drive bys.

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Cobra Lily (Darlingtonia californica ) eats insects. Cleverly baiting them in with sweet nectar, the slippery sides cause the insect to fall into the digestive juices pool. The abundance of them here is terrific. It is a short walk from the parking lot to the viewing boardwalk.

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