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Drosera intermedia Hayne
USDA Symbol: DRIN3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field,Bog/Fen USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
BenefitWarning: Thorns or prickles.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
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, DE
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff