Wild Florida Photo - Drosera capillaris

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Drosera capillaris


Florida native


This tiny carnivorous plant is found in damp pinelands and bogs in most Florida counties. The range includes the southeastern coastal states from Texas to Delaware plus Arkansas, Tennessee and Puerto Rico.
The flower stalk of D. capillaris is smooth and non-glandular. The small five-petalled flowers appear on a nodding one-sided raceme.

Drosera capillaris is a member of the Droseraceae - Sundew family.

Other species of this genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Drosera brevifolia - DWARF SUNDEW
  View  Drosera tracyi - TRACY'S SUNDEW

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