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Pink Sundew

Drosera capillaris


Many sundews were present along the trail. These carnivorous plants trap prey with sticky glands on their leaves and use them for nutrients. This one had a globular springtail caught on it, as you can see in photo 3 if you look closely at the leaf in focus


Moist, poorly drained soil that recently received a lot of rain at Hal Scott Regional Preserve and Park. You could observe sundews and other carnivorous plants growing next to the trail in many places

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 18, 2016
Submitted on Feb 24, 2016

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