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Unformatted text preview: the fast growing grass to be seen. In spring, the leaves are short and wide to collect as much sun as possible, which is necessary since the plant receives indirect sunlight at this time of the year. (These are generalities of course, and cannot be assumed to be true about all fly traps in all life stages.) Many plants respond to stimuli such as leaning to face the, but usually this is a much slower process than in the Venus fly trap. The Venus fly trap also responds to stimuli, but in a much faster response time. When pray lands on the leave, stimulating the plant, the jaws of the Venus fly trap close quickly, capturing the pray. References Meat Eaters. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://www.huntington.org/BotanicalDiv/IEA/venus.html Miensinompe, S. (1998) The Venus Flytrap. Retrieved from http://www.strato.net/~crvny/sa03005.html...
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