Subject: How is it that a carnivorous plant can take nourishment from an insect.
Date: Mon Dec 9 21:13:39 1996
Posted by: Katie E. Johnson
Grade level: 10-12
School/Organization: Milton Senior High School
City: Milton State/Province: PA
Area of science: Botany
Message ID: 850187619.Bt
I have wondered about this question for some time after
seeing a Venus Fly trap actually eat an insect. It's
amazing, but plants don't have nerves, do they? How do
they feel for the insect, and where does the reflex come
from for the plant to close down on the insect-prey?
Thanks, Katie E. Johnson
Re:How is it that a carnivorous plant can take nourishment from an insect.
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