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Great Sundew

Observed: 6th August 2009 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plants
Great Sundew

Today saw a number of these Sundew on boggy ground near Durness.

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I reckon you're right - or at least my copy of Stace (New Flora of British Isles) does. Apparently the vertical flower stems (clearly visible on the original photo) enable it to be separated from Oblong-leaved. It certainly isn't common sundew.

Bob Ford

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Not as easy as the round-leaved sundew to identify. The leaves are long and thin indicating great sundew rather than oblong-leaved sundew. For a comparison see the observation and description below - note how much shorter and stubby are the leaves in Mike's picture.


Graham Banwell

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