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Spoon-leaved sundew

Drosera spatulata

Description:

A nice group of plants, each around 2cm in diameter. Carnivorous species.

Habitat:

Found growing on moss under a sandstone overhead.

Notes:

The sheltered location resulted in these specimens being particularly green and dewy. There was a constant supply of water seeping through the stone, which allowed for the plants to grow quite densely. The location also meant that there was a lot of gnats for them to catch. One of the nicest groups I have seen in the wild.

1 Species ID Suggestions

FrankL
FrankL 5 years ago
Sundew
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1 Comment

FrankL
FrankL 5 years ago

These mustn't have been getting much light, usually these are really bright red when in full sun.

fattytuna
Spotted by
fattytuna

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.76, Long: 151.12

Spotted on Dec 23, 2011
Submitted on Dec 23, 2011

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