Plants of the Castlemaine District.
Climbing Sundew - native (Drosera macrantha)
Family: Droseraceae (Sundew family).
Climbing Sundew is moderately common in heathy woodlands.
- it is a tall plant; the stem is too weak to hold the plant upright; it leans on other plants for support
- it leaves are cup-shaped and have sticky glandular hairs which trap insects
- flowers are white and larger than Drosera peltata (Pale Sundew) and Drosera auriculata (Tall Sundew) but smaller than Drosera whittakeri (Scented Sundew).
Photos 1: Climbing Sundew. Kalimna Castlemaine.