Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Drosera intermedia Hayne image
Photographer: Robert H. Read           

Derek Anderson

Keir Morse

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Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Scott A. Milburn

Scott A. Milburn
Family Droseraceae
Drosera intermedia Hayne
narrow-leaved sundew, spoon-leaf sundew
Drosera: Greek droseros for "dewy" referring to clear glutinous fluid on leaves
intermedia: intermediate, indicating an observation that a species was probably considered as being halfway or partway between two others with regard to some particular characteristic, e.g. tall, short, and "intermediate"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2"-8" tall, reddish, insectivorous forb
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/3" wide; inflorescence a linear cluster (cyme) of stalked flowers that blooms from the top down, tip nodding until all the flowers open; blooms July-Aug.
Fruit:reddish-brown, oblong seeds
Leaf:mostly in a basal rosette, stalked, mostly oblong to oval, the upper surface with long glandular hairs to capture and digest prey
Habitat: wet; bogs, shallows; in sandy soil

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Drosera intermedia Hayne f. subcaulescens Melvill

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