TITLE

DEADLY BEAUTY

AUTHOR(S)
BACKHOUSE, FRANCES
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
British Columbia Magazine;Spring2011, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on carnivorous plants, which are plants that capture live animals such as insects, digest them, and absorb the nutrients in these animals. Six hundred species have been identified by botanists around the world and about eleven of them thrive in the Canadian province of British Columbia. They include the Venus flytrap, the pitcher-plant, and the sundews. Their habitat, habits, and food are described.
ACCESSION #
61071080

 

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