Round-leaved Sundew Drosera rotundifolia
Sundew Droseraceae family

Leaves are round, 3/4" wide, and form a rosette. Covered with reddish hairs that exude a sticky substance in dew-like droplets.

The Flowers are usually white or pink, open one at a time on a one-sided raceme, rises 4-9" above leaves.

Form/habitat: Acidic or peaty bogs. Flowers June-August.

Interesting fact: Sundew is an insectivorous plant that traps insects by holding them in the sticky drops.

NWI status: OBL

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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