Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Drosera rotundifolia Linnaeus. Roundleaf Sundew. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Mountain bogs and fens, seepages slopes, vertical seepages on rock (in the mountains) or clay (as along the Little River in the Sandhills of NC), northward also in Coastal Plain wetlands. Dist: A circumboreal species ranging south in North America to SC, ne. GA, e. and nc. TN, IL, and CA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA6, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, W, WV, Schnell (2002b), Shinners (1962), Wood (1960), Wynne (1944); > Drosera rotundifolia var. comosa – F, K1, K3, K4; > Drosera rotundifolia var. rotundifolia – F, K1, K3, K4, Va

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