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ROUND-LEAVED SUNDEW Drosera rotundifolia (Droseraceae) Height to 20cm. Insectivorous plant of boggy heaths and moors. FLOWERS are white; borne in spikes on stalks that are much longer than leaves (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are reddish, rounded, stalked and 1cm across; covered with sticky hairs that trap insects and appear as a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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ROUND-LEAVED SUNDEW Drosera rotundifolia (Droseraceae) Height to 20cm. Insectivorous plant of boggy heaths and moors. FLOWERS are white; borne in spikes on stalks that are much longer than leaves (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are reddish, rounded, stalked and 1cm across; covered with sticky hairs that trap insects and appear as a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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