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Florida's Carnivorous Plants: A Presentation from Author Kenny Coogan

Learn about Florida's endemic carnivorous plants! Florida has dozens of native species of carnivorous plants––more than any other state in the United States—including sundews, butterworts, bladderworts, and pitcher plants. These plants use appealing scents, leaves, and sticky fluids to trap and imprison insects. Digestive fluids then absorb the prey giving the plant its nutrients.

Learn the evolution, people, and natural history of Florida to discover why Florida is a hotspot of carnivorous plants.

•11 AM-12 PM Enjoy a presentation on Florida's Carnivorous Plants.
•12-1 PM Shop a Carnivorous Plant Sale -Nepenthes and Sarracenia pitcher plants, sundews, butterworts and Venus flytraps will be available.

Kenny Coogan has a Master’s Degree in Global Sustainability and is passionate about Florida’s wildlife and plants. Coogan's newest book "Florida's Carnivorous Plants" will be available for purchase.
Saturday, September 17, 2022, 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Magnolia Room, Florida Botanical Gardens
12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL  33774

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