OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 092-01-001:
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Drosera tracyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Threadleaf Sundew


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image of Drosera filiformis var. filiformis, Northern Threadleaf Sundew

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_drfi_001_lvd

        

Leaves 8-25(-30)cm long, < 1 mm wide; glandular hairs on leaves red to purple, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 092-01-001:
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Drosera tracyi

 

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486

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Habitat: Margins of natural pools in pinelands, especially clay-based Carolina bays, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rose-purplish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 persistent sepals
5 persistent petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall?
Capsule

 

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