Taxon  Report   8548    
Drosera capensis  L.
Cape sundew
Drosera capensis
© 2009 Barry Rice
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Drosera capensis
© 2006 Barry Rice
Drosera capensis
© 2009 Barry Rice
Drosera capensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Drosera capensis
© 2006 Barry Rice
Genus: Drosera
Communities: escaped cultivar

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Drosera capensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).