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In our local newspaper last week (I had meant to post this message earlier!!) A gentleman wrote in to say he had a tall (7 ft) Dranunculus vulgaris (Dragon Arum) in the report he mentioned that it was carnivorous, also in the report was an expert from Oxford University who never contridicted this fact. Is this plant carnivorous or not, I had always presumed that the fact that the flowers are foul smelling was to attract flies etc to aid polination rather than as food.

Best Wishes,


PS. If it is a carnivore then I ought to add it my growlist together with an outstanding stand of Shepherds Purse I have just noticed in the garden here at work!!! :D

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