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


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image of Drosera intermedia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_drin3_001_lvd

        

image of Drosera intermedia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_drin3_005_lvd

        

image of Drosera intermedia

Douglas Houck    dhk_3930

April    Charleston County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Found in bogs, savannahs and wet ditches, often in standing water, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Drosera intermedia

Douglas Houck    dhk_4317

May    Aiken County    SC

Aiken State Park

image of Drosera intermedia

Douglas Houck    dhk_4320

May    Aiken County    SC

Aiken State Park

Petioles glabrous, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Drosera intermedia

Kevin Adams    kcadroseraintermedia_w17

May    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

Leaf blades longer than wide, spatulate; petioles filiform, 2-6cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.