Page author: David Giblin
Dionaea muscipula
Venus fly trap

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington, where sparingly introduced and persisting; native to the southeastern U.S.

Habitat: Bogs, lake margins, swamps at low elevations, where intentionally introduced and persisting.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Introduced from southeast United States

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Dionaea muscipula J. Ellis
Publication: The St James\'s Chronicle; or the British Evening Post No. 1172: [p. 4]. 1768.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Dionaea muscipula in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Dionaea muscipula checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Dionaea muscipula information.

E-Flora BC: Dionaea muscipula atlas page.

CalPhotos: Dionaea muscipula photos.

USDA Plants: Dionaea muscipula information.

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