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Tracy's sundew

Drosera filiformis var. tracyii


A species of sundew, it is unusual within its genus in that the long, erect, filiform (thread-like) leaves of this plant unroll in spirals - an arrangement similar to the circinate vernation seen in ferns.


North Carolina Botanical Garden

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43 Comments (1–25)

Pat10 6 years ago

Cool! Wow! Poor flies! It is a scary plant! It is very nice. It is an interesting plant.
Wow! It is an awesome plant.
I wouldn´t dare touch that plant.
For scientists it is a very interesting plant.
Form II Yellow (generation 2017)
Saint George´s School

Pat10 6 years ago

Wow! Nice and scary!
Form II Brown class
Saint George`s School

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Belated thanks, M Fortune, Leanne, Antonio and Toshimi!

M Fortune
M Fortune 10 years ago

Wow!!! That's and amazing plant and a great photo too!

LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Congratulations Maria! I love Sundews, great spotting :)

Wow !so beautiful Maria,great spotting,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

ToshimiDowaki 10 years ago

Beautiful series! Congratulations!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Thanks, Jacob, Thirvour, Carol and Gerardo!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 10 years ago

congratulations Maria..

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

This is so nice what a great series Maria Congratulations :)

Carol.Tuskey 10 years ago

What an amazing photo!!! Love it.

Its very beautiful,thank you for posting

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Congratulations on a fantastic spotting of the day! :-)

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Thanks so much, everyone, for your kind words and observations. It's a pleasure to share what I have the privilege to see with Project Noah members. I always look forward to seeing what you have spotted, too. :>)

Evergreen 10 years ago

Awesome series!

gatorfellows 10 years ago

Congratulations Stunning photo :)

NuwanChathuranga 10 years ago


namitha 10 years ago

Congrats Maria on this wonderful spotting

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

Congrats Maria!

Sckel 10 years ago

Congrats, Maria.

williefromwi 10 years ago

Congrats, Maria!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Hi Maria, Congratulations on your SOTD

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

This was a lovely surprise this morning - Karen, thanks for selecting this series as SOTD and to all of you for your nice comments! It's a fascinating plant and having a macro lens for such shots would be great (I took these using a zoom lens!). Glad that you enjoyed seeing this! :>)

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 10 years ago

Great series, Maria! Congrats for the SOTD!

Congratulations Maria on this lovely photo and SOTD!

Maria dB
Spotted by
Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2013
Submitted on Jun 13, 2013

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