sundews


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Related to sundews: butterworts, Bladderworts

sundews

see drosera.
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As part of her STEM I research project during her junior year, Melody studied development in a common carnivorous plant, the bog-dwelling Cape sundew (Drosera capensis).
Kate said: "We hope that the sundews will thrive in their new position and eventually spread across much of the estate.
The first carnivorous plant that Darwin examined was the sundew (Drosera rotundifolia), which caught his attention in the summer of 1860 (Darwin & Barlow, 1958; Browne, 2002).
On most English peaty patches there grows a little reddish-leaved odd-looking plant, known as sundew.
Come on," said the young forester, "let's take a walk, I want to show you the orchids and the sundews, the lady's slippers and the bog buttons--all the little firings that make a wetland what it is.
Sundews - the flytrap's family, they have small, bristly tentacles.
In the West, we have sundews, bladderworts, butterworts, and the sinuously curved cobra plant (Darlingtonia californica), whose domain is the Oregon coast and far northern California.
After flipping through books and magazines, he learned that his new pet plants were sundews and pitcher plants, which eat insects.
Sweet briar (Rosa eglanteria), named for the green-apple fragrance of its foliage, has red, drop-shaped hips with small, glistening hairs that may remind you of sundews.
As well as looking and feeling wild, it's home to unusual plant species including bog asphodel and round-leaved sundew, a carnivorous, insect eating plant.