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Spoon-leaved Sundew

Drosera spatulata

Description:

A variable, rosette-forming sundew with spoon-shaped leavesMembers of this genus have stalked glands on the leaves. these glands exude a clear sticky secretion which aids in the insect-catching ability of the leaf. The flowering season is June to August. Look for this plant in wet areas. It will grow into the water and sometimes over the surface in dense mats.

Habitat:

Weeks Bay Pitcher Plant Bog


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Alabama, USA

Lat: 30.42, Long: -87.82

Spotted on Apr 25, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

Reference

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