April 2011
British Columbia Magazine;Spring2011, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p34
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.


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