Endangered Species: Venus flytrap
By: Bianca Guitz
•Venus Flytrap plants are native to North America
• The only place they grown are in North & South Carolina
•It is a carnivorous plant (eats insects )
•The trap only works 4-6 times & after that it withers & falls off
•It takes 10 days for the trap to digest & reopen
•They can live 20-30 years if in the right conditions
•They tolerate fire well
•It is not a tropical plant
•The name refers to the Roman goddess of love & plant life
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