Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 29, 2021

Western False Asphodel Wildflower Found To Be Carnivorous

from ATI (All Things Interesting)

The western false asphodel is a fairly common wildflower that can be found up and down the west coast of North America. It has lovely white petals, an elegant stem, and adds a dash of delicacy to fields throughout the Pacific Northwest. And, now, scientists say that this secret carnivore gets its nutrients by trapping and devouring insects.

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