Oblong-leaved Sundew: in at the deep end | Nature Notes from Dorset

Sundews are quite common on damp areas of heathland and one might assume that they are all the same species but that is not the case. In addition to the very common round-leaved sundew which has ... round leaves there is also the oblong-leaved sundew (Drosera intermedia) which is very similar but the leaves are less rounded and more oval in shape.
Found on acid soils in boggy areas of heathland oblong-leaved sundew is less common than its round-leaved cousin 

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