Drosera brevifolia

annual sundue, dwarf sundew, spatulate-leaved sundew
Family

Droseraceae

Leaf Arrangement

alternate

Leaf Attachment

petiolate

Leaf Type

simple

Leaf Shape

oblong, obovate, spatulate, cuneate, flabellate, suborbicular

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

pink, red, white

Flower Month

February - June

Height (meters)

0.0 - 0.1

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

annual, biennial, perennial

Growing Season

Cool season


Wetland Class

OBL

Prairie Coefficient of Conservatism

6

Natural History

An insect eating plant found in damp sand in pinelands, mixed forest, open bogs and moist spots in coastal prairie.

Habitat

Savannahs, moist pinelands, and sandy roadside ditches, damp sand in pinelands or mixed forests, and in open bogs.