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Drosera anglica (English sundew)
Weyand, Phyllis

Drosera anglica

Drosera anglica Huds.

English Sundew, Narrowleaf Sundew

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

Synonym(s): Drosera longifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), HI (N), CAN (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Flower scapes up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Usually white, rarely pinkish.


USA: AK , CA , HI , ID , ME , MI , MN , MT , OR , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB

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 on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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