Drosera capillaris

Family (Traditional)Droseraceae
Species:Drosera capillaris Poir.
Common NamePink Sundew
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Number: 5; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), McNairy (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0109579 Van Buren Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
TENN-V-0109578 McNairy Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
APSC0072110 Coffee Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
TENN-V-0109577 Van Buren Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
TENN-V-0109576 Bledsoe Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
TENN-V-0109581 Van Buren Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
TENN-V-0109580 Van Buren Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
APSC0015902 Van Buren Tennessee
Drosera capillaris
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Plant Photos

Drosera capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Drosera capillaris - Dwayne Estes