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Plant Details

Drosera rotundifolia

Roundleaf Sundew

Scientific Name:

Drosera rotundifolia

Common Name:

Roundleaf Sundew

Plant Family

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

scape .75

Light:

Full-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Coast

Habitat Description:

Mountain bogs and fens, seepages slopes, vertical seepages on rock (in the mountains) or clay (as along the Little River in the Sandhills of NC), northward also in Coastal Plain wetlands. Uncommon in NC Mountains and Coastal Plain, rare in the Sandhills.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

W6: Watch List: Regionally Rare (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Carnivorous. Leaf blades are always green (never red like Drosera capillaris).

Plant

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Leaves

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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