Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


487

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in savannas, ditches, pocosins, margins of pools or streams, often in standing water, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White or tinged w Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 persistent sepals
5 persistent petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drosera intermedia   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 092-01-004:
Drosera intermedia   FAMILY Droseraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Sundew, Spoonleaf Sundew