Who First Discovered the Venus Flytrap?

Gov. Arthur Dobbs of North Carolina was the first to describe the Venus flytrap in 1763.

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About this Author

T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.