Charles Darwin called it “one of the most wonderful plants in the world.”
There is only one species of the plant that grows in a small corner of the world.
It is the Venus flytrap. And it is only found in the wild in this region.
The Nature Conservancy is working to preserve its natural habitat, right here in Brunswick County.
“They are only found in the wild in a 100-mile radius around Wilmington,” said Sara Babin, conservation coordinator. “This is the only place in the world they grow naturally.”