Sundew family

FORM Perennial glandular herbs of bogs, often insectivorous plants.

Genera        4           

Species  100 in our area  7 (Gray);  7 (B&B)43

Distribution World wide on acid soils, bogs and other wet places.

Flowers small opening one at a time on a false raceme.

#Parts 5 sepals, 5 petals, 5 stamens

Symmetry Radial.

Leaves Leaves with sticky hairs, that exude a sweet sap which contains digestive enzymes.