How many species of carnivorous plants are there?

Answer There are more than 400 different known species of carnivorous (those that digest dead insects and animals) plants. They get all their nutrients via insects they trap and consume. The Venus flytrap... Read More »

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What do carnivorous plants eat?

Carnivorous plants living in water will eat mosquito larvae, fish fry, daphnia, rotifers (fresh water zooplankton) and other protozoans. Land carnivorous plants will eat insects, arachnids, and sma... Read More »

Do carnivorous plants eat animals?

Some carnivorous plants, such as the Asian pitcher, can eat small animals, according to National Geographic. However, most carnivorous plants only eat insects and animals that accidentally fall int... Read More »

Adaptations of Carnivorous Plants?

Carnivorous plants are some of the more fascinating members of the world's flora. While the Venus flytrap is the most-known carnivorous plants, there are actually 17 different genera of these plant... Read More »

The Classification of Carnivorous Plants?

Although the Venus flytrap has held the spotlight in American nurseries for its carnivorous capacities, there are actually hundreds of species of insectivorous flora. They fall into 17 genera, thou... Read More »