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Round-Leaved Sundew

Drosera rotundifolia

Description:

You can really see where sundews get their name!

Habitat:

Sundews are commonly found in boggy areas in British Columbia. Here in the Great Bear Rainforest, they seem to thrive in the many acidic bogs that dot the coast!

Notes:

Round-Leaved Sundews (Drosera rotundifolia) are beautiful, carnivorous plants commonly found in many parts of British Columbia. Each leaf (pictured here) is smaller than a fingernail and is covered in red hair-like projections that secrete liquid to trap and digest insects. They also have medicinal properties and have been used as an anti-inflammatory, a topical wart remover, and to treat respiratory problems! Photo: Round-Leaved Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) - Great Bear Rainforest, BC - May 18, 2015

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LivesInADream
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LivesInADream

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on May 18, 2015
Submitted on May 22, 2015

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