Drosera capillaris Poir.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Drosera capillaris Poir.

  • Description

    Species Description - Petioles 0.6–4 cm, sparsely glandular-hairy; lf-blades broadly spatulate, 5–10 × 3–5 mm, usually shorter than the petiole; stipules free, or adnate the first 1 mm, then breaking into numerous setaceous segments 3–5 mm; scape glabrous, 4–20 cm, with 2–20 fls; sep 3–4 mm; pet 6–7 mm, pink, varying to almost white; seeds brown, ellipsoid to oblong-ovoid, 0.4–0.5 mm, asymmetric, coarsely papillose-corrugated in 14–16 ridges; 2n=20. Common in wet low places, chiefly on or near the coastal plain; Va. to Fla. and Tex., and in Tenn.; also in W.I., Mex., and n. S. Amer. May–Aug.