Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


486

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on margins of natural pools in pinelands, esp clay-based Carolina bays, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 092-01-001:
Drosera filiformis   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Drosera filiformis var. filiformis

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Drosera tracyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Threadleaf Sundew