Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual/Perennial

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

Common (rare in GA Mountains)

Look for it in mountain bogs & fens, seepages slopes, vertical seepages on rock (in the mountains) or clay (as along the Little River in Sandhills of NC), northward also in Coastal Plain wetlands, 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 rotundifolia var. rotundifolia   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drosera rotundifolia var. rotundifolia   FAMILY Droseraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 092-01-003:
Drosera rotundifolia   FAMILY Droseraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Roundleaf Sundew