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Plant Details

Drosera intermedia

Spoonleaf Sundew, Water Sundew

Scientific Name:

Drosera intermedia

Common Name:

Spoonleaf Sundew, Water Sundew

Plant Family

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

.5

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

Hydric, Sub-hydric, Hygric, Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Coast, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Savannas, ditches, pocosins, margins of pools or streams, often in standing water. Common in NC Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont and Mountains.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

This carnivorous plant may be an annual or short-lived perennial.

Plant

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Philip Semanchuk
Brunswick County, Jun 2006

Plant with Bloom

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Philip Semanchuk
Pender County, Sept 2008

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Southeasternflora
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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