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Connecticut Plants
Thread-leaved Sundew
Drosera filiformis Raf.

Thread-leaved sundew is believed to no longer grow in Connecticut. These plants were photographed in New Jersey.

  • Family: sundew (Droseraceae)
  • Habitat: bogs
  • Height: 3 to 10 inches
  • Flower size: 3/8 to 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Drosera filiformis Raf.
Drosera filiformis Raf.

The long, slender leaves are covered with sticky hairs that trap small insects.