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Drosera intermedia (Spoonleaf sundew)
Cressler, Alan

Drosera intermedia

Drosera intermedia Hayne

Spoonleaf sundew

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DRIN3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: 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 , NL , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field,Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)

Benefit

Warning: Thorns or prickles.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
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 on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS
Longwood Gardens - Newark, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Drosera intermedia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Drosera intermedia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Drosera intermedia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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