The Venus Flytrap , Dionaea Muscipula , Is A Carnivorous Plant That Catches And ...
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Description: The Venus Flytrap , Dionaea muscipula , is a carnivorous plant that catches and digests animal prey—mostly s and arachnids . Its trapping structure is formed by the terminal portion of each of the plants leaves and is triggered by tiny hairs on their inner surfaces . When an or spider crawling along the leaves comes into contact it snaps shut . Originates in North America . Adelaide , Australia .