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Drosera intermedia Hayne
USDA Symbol: DRIN3
This is an insectivorous plant. Insects are caught in the sticky hairs on the leaves. The leaves then curl around the prey and release enzymes to digest the victim. (Clough)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
, WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
BenefitWarning: Thorns or prickles.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Picayune, MSLongwood Gardens
- Newark, DEMt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff