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superkingdom_of_life13 The #Venus #flytrap (also Venus's flytrap or Venus' flytrap), Dionaea muscipula, is acarnivorous #plant native to subtropical wetlands on the East Coast of the United States. It catches its prey—chiefly insects and arachnids— with a trapping structure formed by the terminal portion of each of the plant's leaves and is triggered by tiny hairs on their inner surfaces. When an insect or spider crawling along the leaves contacts a hair, the trap closes if a different hair is contacted within twenty seconds of the first strike. The requirement of redundant triggering in this mechanism serves as a safeguard against a waste of energy in trapping objects with no nutritional value. Dionaea is a monotypic genus closely related to the waterwheel plant and sundews, all of which belong to the family Droseraceae.

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rileykyle Feed me, Seymour! #ouch #flytrap 11h

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sebismer Finally! 👬 @jmanuelpagano & I just bought a beautiful Carnivorous Plant. This gorgeous baby Venus FlyTrap name is: Piranha. Welcome to our family. And she already had her first meal at home. #Plant #Venus #Carnivorous #Family #Piranha #FlyTrap 12h

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fritz10hall She's pushing quite a few new traps... Was kinda worried for a few weeks!! #flytrap #fly #carnivorousplant #vesunflytrap 15h

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jsass81 The cover says it all #flytrap 16h

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mayflowerman In celebration of LSU's win last night I went and bought two lucky venis fly traps. #lol #randomtradition #venis #flytrap #tigers 16h

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lauramcwho The Venus fly trap is my spirit animal #spiritual #japanese #garden #flytrap #pretty #feisty 17h

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georgepayne_14 Got Venus fly trap #venus#fly#trap#flytrap 20h

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  •   faeyakof Where in the world are you? I want one! 20h
  •   iammimi.a @faeyakof the Venus flytraps are native to the wetlands in North Carolina. Luckily there's quite a number of flytrap nurseries in the UK where I can order them from. The red dragon is next in my collection list 19h
  •   youknowsbenny Nice! 17h

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Video Raymond Pope El Musikiatra

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frannylngnbrg Meet Laura, my new friend for everything small that flies #plants #plan #flytrap #venus #cutie #loveher 24h

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