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Educational event celebrates plant that only grows in southeastern North Carolina

The Venus Flytrap is native to Southeastern North Carolina. (Source: WECT) The Venus Flytrap is native to Southeastern North Carolina. (Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Azaleas have competition in the category of the port city's most popular plant.

The Venus flytrap is native to this region and only grows here.

This weekend, an event celebrates the plant. The Flytrap Frolic starts at 9:00 a.m. on April 21.

The free event is at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden, located at 3800 Canterbury Road in Wilmington.

The educational event is a great one for the family. It features a plant identification scavenger hunt, flytrap-themed crafts, feely-box exploration and live animal exhibits.

To learn more, click here.

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