Re: Very, Very Weird VFT Behavior

From: John Green (
Date: Thu Jul 01 1999 - 07:30:52 PDT

Date: Thu, 01 Jul 1999 08:30:52 -0600
From: "John Green" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2417$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Very, Very Weird VFT Behavior

>I noticed that their slender, emerging stems with undeveloped
>traps on the end were swaying visibly back and forth like insect
>antennae or something! And it's not the wind or anything, they
>are moving with a will of their own.

I've seen the same thing on my Drosera capensis, although I couldn't
say if the leaves were moving in a circular pattern. I too, checked to
make sure it wasn't the wind or an insect that was causing the movement
and could find no reason for them to be moving. Anyone have an answer
to the mystery?

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