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Wildflowers, What’s Blooming Series: Carnivorous Plants

While most plants get eaten by bugs, these plants do the eating!  In this issue of Wildflowers: What’s Blooming, we explore native carnivorous plants of Florida.  These special plants obtain their nutrients from trapping and consuming animals (typically insects):

carnivorous wildflowers

Note: It is illegal to pick or dig wildflowers from public property, but there are many species that can be purchased for landscape use.

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