Gap Fill - Carnivorous plants - Level 6


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Botanists have discovered a , carnivorous plant. It is the false asphodel. This is a white flower that is relatively along the coastline of the Pacific Northwest in the USA and on Canada's western . It was actually first discovered in 1879, but back then did not realise the innocuous-looking flower was actually a meat . Researchers have recently determined that , tiny hairs along the bloom's produce a digestive enzyme that carnivorous plants use to ensnare and eat insects. Professor Sean Graham, a botanist with the University of British Columbia, told the NPR news agency: "We had no it was carnivorous."

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