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Dwarf Sundew

Drosera brevifolia


You can see in the photos of the flowers that the glandular trichomes the plant uses to capture prey go all the way up the flower stalk and are even on the sepals. I often find tiny little flies trapped in the leaves as they are slowly "digested."


Edge of a fire-suppressed longleaf pine sandhill savanna near a pond.

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robert emond
robert emond 6 months ago

Thank you I’ll look forward to getting that shot in the spring

Machi 6 months ago

Thanks Robert! I have another spotting of one with an open flower here:

robert emond
robert emond 6 months ago

I've never seen a sundew flower before. Very cool

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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.58

Spotted on Mar 3, 2019
Submitted on Jun 9, 2019

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