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Drosera rotundifolia var. gracilis

Drosera rotundifolia L. var. gracilis Laest.

Round-leaved Sundew, Roundleaf Sundew, Roundleaved Sundew

Droseraceae (Sundew family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DRROG

USDA Native Status: AK (N)

Carnivorous plant. Leaves equiped with long sticky glandular hairs to attract and capture small, mostly invertebrate prey, and shorter glands to digest the prey.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AK
Native Habitat: Sphagnum bogs, fens, beaver ponds, swamps, peaty gravels, sandy soil, wet sand pits, emergent sandy shorelines.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Drosera rotundifolia var. gracilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Drosera rotundifolia var. gracilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Drosera rotundifolia var. gracilis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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