Is the Venus Flytrap Native to the Great Dismal Swamp?

The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is native to a small region spanning the border between North Carolina and South Carolina. This area encompasses 13 of North Carolina's southeastern counties. The Venus flytrap is not native to the Great Dismal Swamp, which spans the border between Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing four of North Carolina's northeastern counties.

Keywords: Great Dismal Swamp, dionaea native habitat, flytrap native habitat, Venus flytrap range

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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.