Calflora
Taxon  Report   2822    
Drosera rotundifolia  L.
Round leaved sundew,  Roundleaf sundew
Drosera rotundifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: DROSERACEAE  
Genus: Drosera
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Drosera rotundifolia var. rotundifolia
More information about  Drosera rotundifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DRRO)

Drosera:  from the Greek droseros, "dewy," referring to the gland-tipped hairs on the leaves that make them look moist (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 25, 2019).