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Plant Profile: The Venus Flytrap

  Dionaea muscipula is captivating for all ages. With it’s gaping mouth and eyelash tentacles, it’s a hungry tangle of peculiarity. More commonly known as the Venus flytrap, she earns her name by consuming live insects via snap-trap mechanism. But when sunlight is abudnant, what would push a plant to turn to predation, rather than a […]