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Round -leaved Sundew

Observed: 7th June 2008 By: RoseRose’s reputation in PlantsRose’s reputation in PlantsRose’s reputation in Plants
Round-leaved Sundew
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The Sundews are insectivorous perennials. They digest the proteins from the small insects they trap, probably to supplement their nitrate nutrition because their normal acid bog habitats are nutrient-deficient.

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Sundew superstitions

Because of the sundew's ability to attract insects people 'naturally' assumed it would help them attract a boyfriend/girlfriend.
If you want to try it, slip a leaf in the pocket of the one you want to be attracted to you.
Good Luck!

Graham Banwell

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