Family: Droseraceae (Sundew family).
Pale Sundew favours damp places e.g. damp gully flats or damp grassland. The leaves have sticky-insect catching hairs. Insects caught on the leaves are digested by the sundew.
It is moderately common in suitable habitats.
This sundew has sometime been considered one of two subspecies of D. peltata. The differences between the two former subspecies are
Pale Sundew (D. peltata) and Tall Sundew (D. auriculata) are
|Pale Sundew||Tall Sundew||Basal rosette||Usually present||Usually absent||Habitat||Damp gullies, damp grassland||Dry or damp places||Height||Usually to 20cm high||Usually to 35cm high||Sepals||Usually hairy||Hairless|