carnivorous flower devours worm underground

Tue, 10 Jan 2012 00:35:39 PST
Right by the lighthouse here in the very acid and poor draing stony soil we have a colony of several hundred tiny Drosera rotundifolia.
It is expanding due to efforts of the Conservatoire du Littoral to keep brush and pines from encroaching on the area.
We have -15°C some winters.But not even one real frost so far this winter.So this is perfectly hardy. In fact I was surprised when some australian friends came some years ago to learn that they had Drosera in Victoria on their dry property.Admittedly in damper hollows.
Kind regards,
Sainte Marguerite-sur-mer,

" Message du 09/01/12 22:47
> De : "Steven" 
> Objet : Re: [pbs] carnivorous flower devours worm underground

> When I was recently I'n the Snowy Mountains NSW I was astounded to find a very small species of red sundew growing at the foot of Mt Kosciusko, happy growing where snow covers the ground for months of the year, it was December & it had snowed the week before but they were I'n active growth & dripping with enzymes. Amassing : )
> Steven 
> Queensland Australia"

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