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A small white flower that is situated on top of a long, erect, leafless stem. The stem rises from the centre of the basal rosette of leaves. Flowers have 5 petals.
Erect, ovoid, green capsules.
A carnivorous plant found in peat bogs. The leaves are arranged in a basal rosette and each leaf is round and sticky. The rosettes are yellowish-green, untoothed and are covered in numerous sticky red hairs. The Sundew plant uses these sticky red hairs to trap insects and feed on them.
Not edible but in the past this flower has been used in herbal medicine.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Common Sundew, Roundleaf Sundew.
Bogs, fens, heathland, marshes, moorland, wetland.