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by Makoto Honda
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A Venus flytrap as typically seen in the North Carolina habitat. A red coloration of the trap is due to the digestive glands covering the inner surface of the leaf blades. The plant often grows right on the surface of the white sands. 

A colony of the young plants, North Carolina.

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