Wild Florida Photo - Drosera brevifolia - Dwarf sundew

Drosera brevifolia

Dwarf sundew

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 03/19/05
Volusia Co. FL 03/19/05

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Drosera brevifolia is the smallest of the sundews in the United States. The stem grows up to 3 inches tall with gland tipped hairs on the upper portion. This carnivorous plant has white 5-petaled flowers. The small paddle-shaped basal leaves are covered with sticky stalked glands that trap insects.


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

Other species of the Drosera genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Drosera capillaris - PINK SUNDEW
  Drosera tracyi - TRACY'S SUNDEW

Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016

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