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Drosera intermedia

Spoonleaf sundew

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

USDA Symbol: DRIN3

USDA Native Status:

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)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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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

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

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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: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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