TITLE

PLANTS THAT EAT BUGS

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2002, p176
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Some so-called carnivorous plants trap insects and eat them. The pitcher plant, Venus's-flytrap, and sundew are three examples. Most carnivorous plants live in poor soils, where they don't get enough nourishment. They digest their prey very slowly over a long period of time.
ACCESSION #
8540013

 

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