Droseraceae (Sundew) Family
Plant is an upright, glandular perennial. Preferred habitat is savannas, wet ditches and moist pinelands. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.
Leaves are basal; spatulate (or round); glandular; leaf stalks about 3/4 inches long.
Flowers are at the end of a leafless stalk (scapose); bisexual; symmetrical; five sepals, five petals; pale pink or white. Flowers occur in the spring.
Fruit is a capsule.
The plant is carnivorous and closely related to the Venus Fly Trap. Plants may be annual or perennial. Glandular hairs on the leaf catch insects for food.