Sunday, August 4, 2013
Bouche Rd. beaver pond
Drosera, commonly known as the Sundews, comprise one of the largest genera of carnivorous plants, with at least 194 species. Found mostly in boggy areas these plants lure, capture, and digest insects using stalked sticky glands covering their leaf surfaces. The insects are used to supplement the poor mineral nutrition of the soil in which they grow. Here is a link to a Youtube clip showing a Sundew eating a bug.