Sundew Family
2 genera
4 species
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Dionaea muscipulaVenus fly trap
Distribution: Sparingly introduced in localities in western Washington.
Habitat: Bogs, lake margins, swamps.
Origin: Introduced from southeast United States
Flowers: July-August
Growth Duration: Perennial
Drosera anglicaEnglish sundew, giant sundew
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to the Sierra Nevada of California, east to the Great Lakes region and eastern Canada.
Habitat: Bogs and swamps from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Growth Duration: Perennial
Drosera ×obovata
Origin: Native
Drosera rotundifoliaround-leaf sundew
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington, but also in scattered localities east of the Cascades crest; Alaska to California, east across Montana and North Dakota, and most of the United states east of the Mississipps River.
Habitat: Swamps and bogs, lowlands to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
Growth Duration: Perennial