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Carnivorous 'Venus Fly Trap' Plant - 2" Pot

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  • Botanical Name: Dionaea muscipula
  • Common Names: Venus Fly Trap
  • Description: The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a carnivorous plant native to subtropical wetlands on the East Coast of the US in North Carolina and South Carolina. It catches its prey—mainly insects and spiders—with a trapping structure formed by the terminal portion of each of the plant's leaves, which is triggered by tiny hairs (called "trigger hairs" or "sensitive hairs") on their inner surfaces.