Orange County Register

Fun Talk on Carnivorous Plants

Pitcher plants, Venus fly-traps and certain bromeliad varieties all have an appetite for a protein-rich diet as members of the flora family of carnivorous plants. Cal State Fullerton Biology Greenhouse Complex Manager Edward Read will give a "Fun Introduction to Carnivorous Plants," explaining the ways in which carnivorous plants trap insects. He also will share basics on care and nutrition for these passive, exotic predators. All ages are welcome; space is limited so register online. Continue reading.




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