Sundew, Drosera arcturi, Fiordland, New Zealand

Sundew, Drosera arcturi, Fiordland, New Zealand

Description: Sundew (Drosera arcturi) is a perennial, insectivorous species of sub-alpine or alpine herb native to Australia and New Zealand. It is one of New Zealand's two alpine species of sundew, the other being Drosera stenopetala.
D. arcturi grows in wet alpine bogs, tarns and seepages and is also commonly found in Sphagnum bogs. It is found in alpine areas from the East Cape of North Island, New Zealand, southwards to Stewart Island. (source:

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Keywords: Boyd Creek, Drosera arcturi, Fiordland, Milford Road, New Zealand, Souhland, Sundew, hiking, mountains, peatland, swamp, tramping, wetland, nature, flora, carnivorous plant, insectivorous plant, Countess Range

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