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Drosera tracyi

Tracy's Sundew

Scientific Name:

Drosera tracyi

Genus:

Drosera

Species Epithet:

tracyi

Common Name:

Tracy's Sundew

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Bloom Time:

June, July

Habitat Description:

Savannas. Grows from GA to FL panhandle and west to LA.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Notes:

No records for North Carolina. Carnivorous. Glandular hairs pale green, unlike Drosera filiformis, which is smaller and has reddish leaves and red gland-tipped hairs.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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