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

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.

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