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Sundew

( Drosera intermedia )

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Sundew
Round Leaved Sundew
Spatulaleaf Sundew
Spoonleaf Sundew
Droseraceae
Drosera
Drosera intermedia
Hayne
ON, QC, NB, PE, NS, NL, NL
Characteristics

Wildflower

Deciduous

Sun

Acidophile

No

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Boreal Shield, Atlantic Maritime

Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field, Bog/Fen

Pond/Standing Water, Prairie/Meadow
Design Considerations

10 cm

20 cm

Jun - Aug

White/Cream

Yes








Yes

No
Conservation Status

No


Interesting Tidbits

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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