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Drosera capillaris Poir.
Droseraceae (Sundew Family)
USDA Symbol: DRCA2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)
The Pink Sundew is a member of the sundew family (family Droseraceae). Sundews are carnivorous herbs, mostly of acidic bogs, with flowers in a raceme or openly branched clusters.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Usually pink, sometimes white.
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-25B Collected 2006-07-24 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
LBJWC-1039 Collected 2007-06-07 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Web ReferenceWebref 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
From the ArchiveWildflower Newsletter 1996 VOL. 13, NO.2 - Annual Wildflower Days Festival, Wildflower Center Hotline, The Visitor Experien...
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Drosera capillaris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Drosera capillaris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Drosera capillaris
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-02-07
Research By: TWC Staff