Pitcher Plants
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What does it mean when a pitcher plant shuts its mouth?

Zone on the windowsill | PitcherLover added on February 9, 2019 | Answered

I'm not sure if it's because there's a fly/bug in it but, when there is, it doesn't shut its mouth.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 10, 2019

It is physically impossible for a pitcher plant to respond in such a way. Can you provide a photo? It is likely that you have come across an unopened pitcher, but I couldn't be sure without a photo.

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